Technical Area Coordinators and Session Organizers

Technical Area

TAC & SO

1.Fundamental Research and Basic Processes

Jason Marshall

AFOSR

1.1 Basic Phenomena

Lay Kee (Ricky) Ang

SUTD

1.2 Computational Plasma Physics

John Luginsland

Confluent Sciences

1.3 Space Plasmas

David Cooke

AFRL

1.4 Partially Ionized Plasmas

Earl Scime

WVU

1.5 Dusty Plasmas and Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Lorin Swint Matthews

Baylor University

1.6 Plasma Chemistry

Steven Adams

AFRL

2. Microwave Generation and Plasma Interactions:

Edl Schamiloglu

UNM

2.1 Intense Beam Microwave Generation

Rebecca Seviour

U. Huddersfield, UK    

2.2 Fast-Wave Devices

Kimberley Nichols

LANL, NM, USA

2.3 Slow-Wave Devices

Nick Jordan

U. Michigan, USA

2.4 Vacuum Microelectronics and THz Devices

Bruce Carlsten

LANL, NM, USA

2.5 Codes and Modeling

Ian Rittersdorf

NRL, Washington, DC, USA

2.6 Non-Fusion Microwave Systems

Sarita Prasad  

Raytheon, NM, USA

2.7 Microwave Plasma Interaction

John Leopold

Technion, Israel

2.8 THz Sources, Radiation & Applications

Timothy Haugan

AFRL/WPAFB, OH, USA

3. Charged Particle Beam and Accelerators

Don Shiffler

AFRL

3.1 Plasma, Ion and Electron Sources

John Harris

AFRL

3.2 Intense Electron and Ion Beams

Peng Zhang

Michigan state

4. High Energy Density Plasmas and Applications:

Peter Stoltz

Tech-X

4.1 Fusion (Inertial, Magnetic and Alternate Concepts)

Adam Sefkow

Rochester/LLE

4.2 Particle Acceleration with Laser and Beams

Jens Osterhoff

DESY

4.3 Radiation Physics & X-ray Lasers

Carolyn Kuranz

Michigan

4.4 High Energy Density Matter

Shinsuke Fujioka

ILE/Osaka

4.5 Laser Produced Plasmas

Jennifer Elle

AFRL

4.6 Fast Z Pinches

Bhuvana Srinivasan

VA Tech

4.7 Plasma Material Interactions

John Foster

Univ Michigan

5. Pulsed Power Switches and Components

Hulya Kirkici

Univ. South Alabama

5.1 Closing Switches (incl. on-only solid state - thyristors)

Jason Sanders

TPS.inc.

5.2 Opening Switches (incl. on-off solid state)

Taichi Sugai

Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

5.3 High Energy Density Storage

Joel Ennis

NWL Capacitor Division

5.4 Transmission Line & Transformers

Jose Rossi

National Institute for Space Research, Brazil

5.5 Insulation and Dielectric Breakdown

Daniel Schweickart

WPAFB

6. Industrial/Commercial/Medical Applications

Allen Garner

Univ. Purdue

6.1 Nonequilibrium Plasma Applications

James Walsh

Anton Nikiforov

Univ. Liverpool

Ghent University

6.2 High-Pressure and Thermal Plasma Processing

Heping Li

Tsinghua Univ, China

6.3 Plasma Thrusters

Alex Shashurin

Purdue Univ.

6.4 Environmental, Industrial, and Display Applications

Juergen Kolb

Bogdan Neculaes

INP Greifswald

GE Global Research

6.5 Medical and Biological Applications

Katharina Staplemann

Michael Keidar

North Carolina State Univ.

George Washington Univ.

7. Compact and Explosive Pulsed Power

Martial Toury

CEA, France

7.1 Explosive Power Generators

Bucur Novac

Loughborough University, UK

7.2 High Current/High Power Pulsers

Weihua Jiang

Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

7.3 Compact Pulsed Power

Laurent Pecastaing

Université de Pau, France

7.4 Linear Transformer Drivers

Frederic Bayol

ITHPP, France

8. Pulsed Power Systems

Mark Sinclair

AWE, UK

8.1 Electromagnetic Launch

Mark Crawford

LANL

8.2 Generators & Networks

Paul Smith

First Light Fusion

8.3 Repetitive Systems

Brett Huhman

NRL

8.4 Pulsed Power for Lasers

Brent McHale

LLNL

8.5 Power Supplies and Modulators

Carlos Martins

European Spallation Source

8.6 Prime Power and Power System Topologies

Martin Hochberg

KIT

9. Plasma and Pulse Power Diagnostics:

Peter Bruggeman

Univ. Minnesota

9.1 Optical, X-ray, FIR and Microwave Diagnostics

Koichi Sasaki

Hokkaido University, Japan

9.2 Particle and Electrical (Probe) Diagnostics

Yevgeny Raitses

PPPL, USA

9.3 Pulsed Power Diagnostics

George R. Laity

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA

10. Power Electronics

Stephen Bayne

Texas Tech

10.1 Converters, AC and DC

Heather O'Brien

ARL

10.2 Components, magnetics, switches, capacitors

Argenis Bilbao

ARL

10.3 System modeling, thermal, EMI, circuits

Michael Giesselmann

TTU