My research is in the area of turbulent transport and energetic particle physics and kinetic MHD related to magnetic fusion. I also work in the area of reconnection related to space physics. We have developed five-dimensional electromagnetic turbulence simulation, called 'GEM' that models realistic global geometry and is a fairly comprehensive in terms of physics capability. GEM is one of two of the most advanced kinetic codes in the international magnetic fusion research community (there are roughly a dozen internationally recognized codes). We also have developed a new multiscale fully kinetic six-dimensional simulation used for studying edge physics and reconnection. We are the leading state-of-the-art, in what most would consider the most competitive theoretical research area in plasma physics.
Theoretical Plasma Physics, Turbulence, Kinetic Theory, Large Scale Simulation, Particle Simulation, Kinetic and Fluid Hybrid Models, Gyrokinetic Theory, Magnetohydrodynamics, Tokamaks, High Performance Computing, Numerical Methods