Amitava Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.

Head of Theory Department, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University

Bhattacharjee teaches in the department of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University and serves as head of the theory department at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. He is a theoretical plasma physicist with research interests spanning laboratory (including fusion), astrophysical and space plasmas. He is the director of the Simons Collaboration on Hidden Symmetries and Fusion Energy. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Geophysical Union.

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