In September 2014 CPMI obtained a toroidal plasma device for fusion research from the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Greifswald. Formerly called WEGA and rechristened the Hybrid Illinois Device for Research and Applications (HIDRA) at CPMI, HIDRA will elevate plasma research, NPRE and the college of Engineering. The focus of HIDRA is to continue […]
Dr. Martin Nieto, who received both his Master’s (2000) and Doctorate (2004) from the University of Illinois in Nuclear Engineering, has returned for a month-long research collaboration at CPMI. Dr. Nieto has been a regular collaborator of NPRE professor Dr. Jean Paul Allain and has also published with Dr. David Ruzic in the past. Dr. […]
Dr. Francisco Tabarés, a fusion researcher at CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas), a large multi-discliplinary laboratory in Madrid, Spain, has arrived for a short research collaboration with the CPMI faculty and students. Dr. Tabarés will remain in Urbana-Champaign until the 27th of July.