Skip to main content
  • Network News
Despite positive advice, US stay in ITER not settled yet Siem van Limpt Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:54

The U.S. Department of Energy delivered a critical report to Congress recommending that the U.S. should continue its participation in ITER for at least two more years. However, the continuation requires the investment of more money...

SCK•CEN workshop on Radiation effects and plasma wall interaction

SCK•CEN hosts a two-day workshop on Radiation effects and plasma wall interaction in advanced materials for fusion applications from June 30 to July 1, 2016.

Workshop Parallel Computing for Fusion @IST

Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon hosts a mini-workshop on parallel computing for fusion from June 20 - 23, 2016. A limited number of places is available (12) on first-come first-serve basis.

Kick-Off of the ANNETTE project for FuseNet

FuseNet participates in the ANNETTE project on nuclear education and training, that had its kick-off meeting last week in Pisa, Italy.

Electron-scale turbulence plays an important role in transport

Theoretical simulations from researchers at MIT have indicated that electron-scale turbulence plays an important role in electron energy transport in tokamaks. 

FuseNet GA 2016 - ITER

The fifth General Assembly of FuseNet took place at ITER at February 4, 2016. A workplan for 2016-2017 was approved.

Angela Merkel starts first Hydrogen plasma of Wendelstein 7-X

The Wendelstein 7-X stellarator at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Greifswald produced its first hydrogen plasma on February 3, 2016. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed the button. 

Monaco/ITER Postdoctoral Fellowship positions opened

Four doctoral positions have opened as part ot the Monaco/ITER Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. If you would like the opportunity to work closely together with leading experts in fusion at the ITER Organization, be sure to check out this article.

Two new fusion courses at EPFL

EPFL offers two new courses in Fusion for Master and PhD students and welcomes students from other universities and institutes. Students from FuseNet members can apply for funding here.