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Landreman, Matt

Assistant Research Scientist
3333 A.V. Williams Building
Phone: 
651-366-9306
Fax: 
301-405-1678

Research Interests: 

Dr. Landreman's research interests include plasma physics and plasma theory.

Background: 

Dr. Landreman graduated from Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, where he received a B.A. in physics and a minor in math in 2003.   He received a M.Sc. by research in atomic and laser physics from Oxford University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in plasma physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011, where he studied radial electric fields in optimized stellarator plasmas under the guidance of Dr. Peter Catto.   Dr. Landreman was an ORISE postdoctoral fellow at MIT from 2011-2013, where he developed Fokker-Planck codes to compute neoclassical effects in stellarators and tokamak transport barriers.  He joined the University of Maryland working with Professor William Dorland in 2013.