Hungarian Nuclear Society honors Miklos Porkolab.
Prof. Porkolab was born in Budapest, immigrated to Canada in 1957, and received a bachelor's degree in engineering physics from the University of British Columbia in 1963. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1967 and then joined the staff of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. In 1977 he joined MIT as a professor in the Physics Department and since then has led several pioneering experiments in radiofrequency heating and non-inductive current drive in tokamaks. Since 1995 he has been the director of the PSFC at MIT. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member and past chairman of the Fusion Power Associates Board of Directors.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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|Publication:||Fusion Power Report|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2008|
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