- B. A.
- B. A.
- B. S.
Engineering Physics - December 1994, South Dakota State University
- M. S.
- M. S.
Physics - August 1997, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Engineering Physics - September 1999, University of Wisconsin, Madison
and fluid theory of fusion and astrophysical plasmas.
Telephone #: (435)
E-mail address: email@example.com
Dr. Held's major
goal as a theoretical plasma physicist is to contribute to the realization of
controlled magnetic fusion in a terrestrial reactor and to further
understanding of astrophysical and lab plasmas. This includes analytic and
numerical work to enhance plasma fluid models by incorporating generalized
closure relations. These closures, which have been implemented in the plasma
fluid code NIMROD, have led to the first numerical simulations of electron
kinetic physics on resistive, magnetohydrodynamic time scales. Dr. Held invites
promising physics and math students to consider joining his group at Utah State
to pursue a PhD in theoretical plasma physics. Competitive RA stipends and first-rate
academic and research experiences await qualified students. Please email
Code for interpolation:
Theoretical Methods in
Physics II: Physics 5350
Code for interpolation: local.f90,
Code for integration: shell_drive_int.f90,
Code for integration of ODEs: shell_ode_drive.f90,
Code for elliptic PDEs: ellip_solvers_students,
Physics 6410 >
"Nonlocal Closures for Plasma Fluid Simulations," E. D. Held, J.
D. Callen, C. C. Hegna, C. R. Sovinec, T. A. Gianakon, and S. E. Kruger, to
appear in Physics of Plasmas, 2004.
for Parallel Ion Viscous Stress in Magnetized Plasmas," E. D. Held,
Physics of Plasmas, 10 (4708) 2003.
Electron Heat Flow along an Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field," E. D. Held, J.
D. Callen, and C. C. Hegna, Physics of Plasmas, 10 (3933) 2003.
Computational Laboratory for Studying Nonlinear Magnetohydrodynamics," C.
R. Sovinec, T. A. Gianakon, E. D. Held, S. E. Kruger, and D. D. Schnack,
Physics of Plasmas, 10 (1727) 2003.
Electron Heat Flow along Magnetic Field Lines," E. D. Held, J. D. Callen,
C. C. Hegna and C. R. Sovinec, Physics of Plasmas, 8 (1171) 2001.
Calculations with a Nonmonotonic q Profile and Equilibrium, Sheared Toroidal
Flow," E. D. Held, J. N. Leboeuf and B. A. Carreras, Physics of Plasmas, 6 (837) 1999.