Jonathan E. Menard


Fusion energy, NSTX-U, Plasma physics, Tokamaks

Jonathan Menard is program director for the National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U) and is responsible for guiding the scientific research program of the NSTX-U, working with an international research team. His research interests include the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equilibrium and stability properties of spherical torus (ST) and tokamak plasmas, advanced operating scenarios in the ST, and the development of next-step ST options for fusion energy