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Matthew Parsons

Matthew Parsons

Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention, 2014
Drexel Fellowships Ambassador 2015-18
Fulbright Study/Research Grant to France, 2016-17
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2017-22

BS Physics '15, Honors

Matthew Parsons has conducted research internships at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland and is now a computational physics programmer at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. His current research looks at how to apply machine learning methods to monitor the stability of magnetically confined fusion plasmas, with the intention of developing computational tools that can be used for the ITER project in southern France. 

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The things that aren't planned (Franco American Commission Blog) -- December 2016
Fusion Fanatic (PHC Magazine) -- October 2016
Finding Alternative Energy in France -- April 2016
Fulbright 2016 Update -- March 2016
Updates from the Field: Matthew Parsons -- November  2015