Dr. Kaganovich is a principal research physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. His professional interests include: beam-plasma interaction, high energy density plasmas, nanotechnology, atomic physics, and physics of partially ionized plasmas. He is involved in research in many areas of plasma physics with applications to nuclear fusion (heavy ion fusion), gas discharge modeling, and plasma processing. Dr. Kaganovich serves as Associate Director of DOE Center for Predictive Control of Plasma Kinetics: Multi-phase and Bounded Systems. He was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 1996. Dr. Kaganovich received his B.S. and M.S. from Physical- Mechanical Department of St. Petersburg Technical University, and Ph.D. from Ioffe Physical Technical Institute.