Previous Opportunities

Thesis topics

  • Control of Alfven Eigenmodes by profile tailoring (F. Nabais) – ongoing
  • Determination of plasma boundary in ISTTOK (R. Coelho) – ongoing
  • Sensitivity analysis of JT60-SA equilibria to Alfven Eigenmodes (R. Coelho) – ongoing
  • Particle orbit integration in Tokamak plasmas (P. Rodrigues) – ongoing
  • “Effect of Shear flow on the stability of Tokamak Plasmas”, Josué Lopes, 2018 (MSc)
  • “Numerical implementation and exploitation of a two-field model of the scrape-off layer of a tokamak”, Luis Venâncio, 2018 (MSc)

Internships

2018

  • Nonlinear differential operators and magnetic equilibria in fusion plasmas (P. Rodrigues)
  • Charged particle trajectories using Lie perturbation theory (R. Jorge)
  • Ballooning instability growth rate using hybrid fluid-kinetic models (R. Jorge)
  • Impact of frictional losses on the efficiency of thermal engines and power plants (J. Bizarro)
  • Ray tracing of ordinary waves in a tokamak with random density fluctuations using a quasilinear approach (J. Bizarro)
  • Nested tokamak equilibria with current reversal in the core (J. Bizarro)

2017

  • Nonlinear differential operators and magnetic equilibria in fusion plasmas (P. Rodrigues)
  • Collisional Studies on a Linear Tokamak Reduced-Fluid Model (R. Jorge)
  • Infuence of Pitch-Angle Scattering in Electron Plasma Waves (R. Jorge)
  • Orbit following and visualisation in Tokamak equilibria (R. Coelho)