Advanced Energy Technology Group
Center for Energy Research

ARIES - Advanced Fusion Concept Studies

The ARIES program is a national US activity, led by UC San Diego, to explore the potential of fusion concepts as power plants and help guide fusion R&D. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fusion Energy Science - OFES.

Organizations currently involved in the ARIES Program are:

The Boeing Company
General Atomics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Idaho National Engineering Laboratory
New York University
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
University of Wisconsin at Madison

For more information, visit the official ARIES Team web site.


Affiliated research staff:

Prof. Farrokh NajmabadiProgram Leader
Dr. Rene RaffrayEngineering leader
Dr. Mark TillackSystems engineering and integration
Dr. T. K. MauPlasma Physics, Wave-plasma interactions and rf systems design
Xueren WangComputer-aided design, thermo-mechanical analysis
John PulsiferThermal and mechanical analysis