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Farrokh Najmabadi wins IEEE Fusion Technolology award, to be presented at the 22nd Symposium on Fusion Engineering.

19 May 2007

Farrokh Najmabadi, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Center for Energy Research, was awarded the 2007 IEEE/NPSS Fusion Technology Award "For his outstanding and innovative technical leadership in the development of fusion energy, for his contributions to the merging of physics and engineering considerations into the development of attractive fusion reactor concepts, and for his many years of service to the fusion energy sciences community." He will receive the award at the 22nd Symposium on Fusion Engineering to be held in Albuquerque June 17-21

Prof. Najmabadi is a Senior Member of IEEE and served as a member of the Fusion Technology Standing Committee, the Nuclear and Plasma Science Society (NPSS) Administrative Committee, the IEEE Power Engineering Society Working Group on Advanced Sources of Energy, and the Fusion Working Group of the Energy Development Subcommittee. In 1997 he was the General Chair of the 17th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering. He currently serves as a Distinguished Lecturer in the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society