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.
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.
Ivana Abramovic performed her Master Internship at the University of California Berkeley. She is really passionate about her work and is happy the funding by FuseNet allowed her to do this exciting project.
Hugo Arnichand is finishing his PhD thesis and went to FZ Jülich for a final meeting with his German co-supervisor. They discussed the last results and his PhD manuscript. Hugo's trip was funded by FuseNet.