Kelsey Tresemer has been the primary design engineer and cost account manager for plasma-facing components for the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX), and currently serves as cost account manager for the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U). Apart from this work, she has been employed in the research of refractory first wall materials for experimental fusion facilities, and has participated in the retrofitting and repair of several neutral beam system components. This work has been featured in publications of the American Nuclear Society, and presented at a 2011 conference of the Max Planck Society for Plasma Physics in Rosenheim, Germany.
- First-wall technology and design
- Mechanical design
- Fastener design and technology for high thermal loading