In selecting Prof. Porkolab, the FPA Board recognizes his decades of career contributions to fusion research and development, including his pioneering contributions to wave-particle interactions, plasma heating and diagnostics development and the leadership he has provided to the MIT and world fusion programs.
In selecting Dr. Ryutov, the FPA Board recognizes his decades of career contributions to fusion research and development in both the U.S. and former Soviet Union, including his many innovative and stimulating contributions across a broad spectrum of fusion concepts and issues.
Fusion Power Associates Distinguished Career Awards have been given annually since 1987 to individuals who have made distinguished lifelong career contributions to fusion development. A list of previous recipients is posted at http://fusionpower.org and click on Awards.
Prof. Porkolab may be contacted at email@example.com
Dr. Ryutov may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org