Ahmed Diallo

Principal Research Physicist


Dr. Ahmed Diallo is a Principal Research Physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). Diallo joined PPPL in 2009 and during his tenure, Diallo contributed in the development of advanced lasers, and other diagnostic techniques in support of extreme-ultraviolet sources for microelectronics, propulsion, and magnetic fusion plasma research. His research focus includes the understanding of the edge plasma dynamics of fusion devices. He also served as the Deputy Director for the public-private Innovation Network for Fusion Energy partnership, where he planned, directed, and evaluated research activities in partnership with national labs, universities, and private industries. Diallo was a recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program Award, was honored as a DOE Oppenheimer Fellow, and was named a PPPL Distinguished Research Fellow. Prior to his time at PPPL, Diallo served as a Research Fellow at the Australian National University, and as a Post-Doctoral Scientist at the Swiss Plasma Center at the Swiss Federal Technical Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Iowa.

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