Michael C. Zarnstorff


Fusion energy, Fusion reactor design, International collaborations, Plasma physics, Stellarators, Tokamaks

Michael Zarnstorff is Chief Scientist at PPPL. An award-winning physicist and a co-discoverer of the bootstrap current in magnetically confined fusion plasmas, he joined PPPL in 1984 and was deputy director for research from 2009 through 2019.