Volpe Receives 2015 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award

Francesco Volpe, Associate Professor of Applied Physics, is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award given by Fusion Power Associates (FPA). He received the award at the FPA 36th annual meeting and symposium, Strategies to Fusion Power, in Washington, DC, from December 16-17, 2015.

Prof. Volpe was selected for his contributions "to fusion science and engineering in many areas, including MHD instability and control and RF heating. The FPA Board especially acknowledged the leadership role he is playing in innovations for stellarator and tokamak-torstron hybrid configurations."

He follows in the footsteps of Prof. Michael Mauel who received the award in 2000.

To learn more, please see: http://fusionpower.org

Photo: (right) Dr. Steve Dean, President of the Fusion Power Association, (left) Prof. Francesco Volpe

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