Elizabeth Paul receives the 2021 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.

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Please join us in congratulating Elizabeth Paul ('20), who was selected to receive the 2021 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.

The Rosenbluth award recognizes exceptional early-career scientists who have performed original thesis work of outstanding scientific quality and achievement in the area of plasma physics. The award consists of $2,000, a certificate, and a registration waiver to give an invited talk on the recipient’s doctoral research at the annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics (DPP), and receive the award at the DPP awards banquet.
Dr. Paul's PhD thesis, published in 2020, is entitled "Adjoint methods for stellarator shape optimization and sensitivity analysis", and her research was co-advised by Drs. Matt Landreman and Bill Dorland.  Dr. Paul is currently a Presidential Postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University. 

Published August 6, 2021