Zhihong Lin


Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

http://phoenix.ps.uci.edu/zlin; zhihongl@uci.edu; Tel: 949-824-2717; Fax: 949-824-2174



Ph.D. in Plasma Physics, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University (1/1996).

B.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Peking University (7/1989).



Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine,

Professor (7/2008--present),

Associate Professor (7/2005--6/2008),

Assistant Professor (7/2002--6/2005).


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University,

Research Physicist (10/2001--7/2002),

Staff Research Physicist (12/1997--9/2001),

DOE Fusion Energy Postdoctoral Fellow (12/1995--11/1997).


Honors and Awards:

Chang Jiang Scholars, Peking University, 2009.

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2006.

NSF CAREER Award, 2004.

DOE Plasma Physics Junior Faculty Development Award, 2003.

Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, 2000.

DOE Early Career Awards in Science and Engineering, 2000.

Kaul Foundation Prize for Excellence in Plasma Physics and Technology Development, 1999.

DOE Fusion Energy Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1995.



Director, DOE SciDAC ISEP Center, 2017-present.

Founding Director and Chang Jiang Visiting Chair Professor, Fusion Simulation Center, Peking University, 2009-present.

Visiting Chair Professor, Xiamen University, 2012-present.