Noah Hurst, UCSD positron group, is the recipient of the 2019 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

Noah Hurst, UCSD positron group, is the recipient of the 2019 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

Physics department member Noah Hurst (UCSD positron group) is the recipient of the 2019 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, which is named for Marshall Rosenbluth, the eminent plasma physicist and long-time member of our department.

Noah’s citation reads: 

"For the development of electron-plasma-based techniques to study two-dimensional vortex dynamics in the presence of strong external flows and for investigation of the stability and self-organization of vortices in strain flows.

The award will be presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics this October.