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Anne White

Cecil and Ida Green Associate Professor in Nuclear Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About Me

Anne White is the Cecil and Ida Green Associate Professor in Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and has taught freshman seminars on fusion, introductory sophomore electronics and physics, as well as advanced graduate classes on plasma physics and fusion. She recently served as an American Physical Society (APS) Division of Plasma Physics Distinguished Lecturer in Plasmas Physics, and has won two awards for teaching at MIT, the Junior Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014) and the PAI Outstanding Faculty Award, from the MIT student chapter of the American Nuclear Society (2013). Her research has made significant contributions to understanding turbulent electron heat transport in magnetically confined fusion plasmas via diagnostic development, novel experimentation, and validation of nonlinear gyrokinetic codes. She has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles. She has won the APS Katherine E. Weimer Award (2014) and the Fusion Power Associates Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award (2014). Her group collaborates with several fusion experiments around the world, including DIII-D, C-Mod, NSTX, and AUG. Anne serves as Assistant Head of the Magnetic Fusion Experiment Division at the Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) at MIT, where she leads the Subdivision on Collaboration. Anne is currently a member of the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC), which provides independent advice to the Director of the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Courses and Programs taught by Anne White