I am an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Magneto-Fluid Dynamics division at the Courant Institute at NYU. My main interests are in developing new models and numerical methods to describe fusion plasmas in magnetic confinement experiments and high intensity beams in particle accelerators. You can find a more detailed description of my research interests by clicking on the Research link.

2010 - 2012: Post-Doctoral Associate, MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center
2005 - 2010: PhD in Applied Plasma Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (PhD advisor: J.P. Freidberg)
2003 - 2005: M.Sc. in Nuclear Science and Engineering, Ecole des Mines de Paris
2000 - 2003: B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics, Ecole des Mines de Paris, and Lycee Kleber, Strasbourg

  • US DoE Early Career Award (2014 - 2019)
  • Kavli Fellow (2013)
  • Graduate Student Presentation Award, International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference (2009)

  • Jungpyo Lee (2013 - 2015), Post-doctoral associate, now at MIT

  • Joe Guadagni, Numerical solver for the two-dimensional Vlasov-Poisson equations in gyrokinetic variables, PhD thesis (2015)
  • Ron Wu, A new method for computing the magnetic configuration of toroidal fusion devices, Master thesis (2015)
  • Ramzi Abbyad, Linear Stability of the Hard Core Z-pinch in Ideal MHD and Vlasov-Fluid Models, Master thesis (2013)