Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley, since 1956, Emeritus since 1991.Wulf Kunkel was born in Germany and studied at the University of Amsterdam before coming to Berkeley, where he received the B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics in 1948 and 1951 from the University of California, Berkeley. He stayed on, first at the Institute of Engineering Research, and joined the Radiation Laboratory (now Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) in 1956. From 1971 to 1991 he served as leader of the Fusion Research Group there. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and was a Guggenheim Fellow twice. In 1981 he received an Alexander von Humboldt Award. He retired in 1991, but continues as a Participating Scientist in LBNL’s Accelerator and Fusion Research Division.
Wulf B. Kunkel
Research: Plasma Physics And Nonlinear Dynamics
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