• 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...

  • Arkaprava Bokshi

    I completed my Masters in Fusion Energy at the University of York in 2012, and have stayed on to do a PhD. Broadly speaking, my research area is Turbulence in...

  • Kris Bhojwani

    Kris is currently a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Prof Steve Roberts and Dr Steven Fitzgerald. His DPhil (PhD) project is primarily based on...

  • James Beal

    I am studying for a PhD under the joint supervision of Prof Kieran Gibson (York) and Dr Anna Widdowson (CCFE). My research focuses on erosion, deposition and material migration on...

  • Carmen Makepeace

    My project is: ‘Fuel retention in plasma facing materials of the JET-ITER like wall.’  During my project I will be studying Beryllium using a combination of techniques such as Thermal...

  • Michail-Savvas Anastopoulos-Tzanis

    I am a FCDT student at the University of York and my supervisors are Prof. Howard Wilson (University of York) and Dr. Christofer Ham (CCFE). H-mode tokamak plasmas are characterised by...

  • Michael Wigram

    I graduated from the University of Manchester with an MPhys Physics degree, and am now studying for a PhD at York on the Fusion CDT programme. My PhD project is...

  • John Waite

    I am a D.Phil student working under David Armstrong and Angus Wilkinson.  My project is on characterizing the radiation damage in High Entropy Alloys.  These are near equiatomic multi-component alloys...

  • Peter Ryan

    I am a PhD student based at Liverpool University. Prior to the CDT I completed a Masters in Natural Sciences (Physics and Maths) at the University of Nottingham. Project title: ‘Electron...