• Francis Lockwood Estrin

    My project investigates thin niobium films and high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS). Niobium is a superconductor, as such, has a variety of applications in particle accelerators and fusion. Currently...

  • Moritz Lessmann

    I am studying for a PhD at the University of Manchester as part of the Fusion Doctoral Training Network, and am supervised by Prof Paul Mummery (University of Manchester) and...

  • Jarrod Leddy

    I am currently working on my PhD at York under the supervision of Dr Ben Dudson and Dr Michele Romanelli (CCFE). Achieving fusion requires heating plasma (ionised gas) to temperatures...

  • Aneeqa Khan

    I am currently studying for a PhD at the University of Manchester under the supervision of Prof Paul Mummery and Dr Jimenez-Melero. My project looks to underpin the key mechanisms...

  • Sophia Henneberg

    After completing my bachelor’s degree at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and my master´s degree in Madison, Wisconsin I started my PhD under the supervision of Prof Howard...

  • Francesco Ferroni

    I am a member of the University of Oxford Materials for Fusion and Fission Power (MFFP) research group under the supervision of Prof S.G. Roberts et al. I am researching...

  • Luke Easy

    One of the biggest obstacles to achieving commercial fusion energy is the excessive heat and particle fluxes that the divertor (exhaust system) of future magnetic fusion reactors will be subject...

  • Amelia Lunniss

    Plasma eruptions in tokamaks, called edge localised modes, or ELMs, are a major concern for the next step tokamak fusion device ITER. Extrapolating the largest (and most common) eruptions from...

  • Joanne Chorley

    I am studying as part of the DTN under the supervision of Ray Sharples (Durham), Nigel Dipper (Durham) and Rob Akers (CCFE). My PhD is on Plasma Simulations on Emerging...

  • Jakob Brunner

    My project involves the development of FPGA based high bandwidth diagnostics. Two main diagnostics will be my focus. 1. The new CO2-HeNe integral electron density interferometer for MAST-U. This system is designed...