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Jonathan Wurtele received his B.A. (Physics and Mathematics) in 1979 and his Ph.D. (Physics) in 1985 from UC Berkeley. He was a Research Scientist at MITís Plasma Fusion Center (1984-87) and Assistant and Associate Professor in MITís Physics Department (1987-95). He returned to Berkeley in 1995, where he is now Professor of Physics and Faculty Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. A Fellow of the American Physical Society and has been a Foreign Research Fellow at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan). He shared the John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research (2011). He is a Member of the ALPHA (Antihydrogen Laser Physics Apparatus) Collaboration, which reported the first trapping of neutral antimatter in 2010, and the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Study.

Jonathan S Wurtele
Research: Plasma Physics And Nonlinear Dynamics
Campus Office:
441 Birge
Phone: (510) 643-1575
Fax: (510) 486-6485