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Bruno Bauer

Professor

Bruno Bauer

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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Physics, 1992 Physics University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.S., Physics, 1983 Physics University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.S., Mathematics, 1982 Stanford University

Professional Experience

  • 2012-Present: Professor of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2002-2012: Associate Professor of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 1996-2002: Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno

Research

  • Plasma physics, high energy density physics, and applications
  • Intensely driven matter for fusion energy and radiation sources
  • Fundamental experiments and simulations on plasma formation, waves, and instabilities
  • Coauthor of 52 peer-reviewed articles, 2 patents, and 54 conference proceedings / laboratory reports
  • Founded the Nevada Terawatt Facility at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR, 1997)
  • Coauthor of 87 proposals (73 as UNR Principal Investigator [PI] or co-PI), yielding 52 awards (46 as UNR PI), granting $37,000,880 (including $23,635,261 for UNR, as UNR PI or co-PI)

Professional Awards

  • Invited Talk, Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, 2010
  • Invited Talk, DOE Workshop on Scientific Opportunities in High Energy Density Plasma Physics, 2008
  • Invited Talk, Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, 2008
  • Invited Talk, International SEMATECH EUV Source Modeling Workshop, 2003
  • Oscar Buneman Award for Best Still Image, 18th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Plasma, with V.I. Sotnikov, J.N. Leboeuf, P. Hellinger, P. Travnicek, V. Fiala, 2003
  • Invited Talk, Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop, 2003
  • Mousel-Feltner Award for Outstanding Research, UNR College of Arts and Science, 1998
  • U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 1997
  • DOE-DP Young Scientist and Engineer Award, 1997
  • LANL Distinguished Achievement Award, 1996
  • LANL Director's Fellowship, 1995
  • LLNL Physics Award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Achievements, 1994
  • Invited Talk, Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics of the American Physical Society, 1994
  • American Vacuum Society Award, 1985
  • UCLA Physics Dept. Excellence in Teaching Award, 1982-83
  • UCLA Graduate Student Research and Teaching Fellowship, 1982

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