Professor Kieran Gibson
Head of Department - Physics

Profile

Biography

BSc (Imperial), PhD (Manchester), ARCS

Career

2017- :       Head of Department, Department of Physics, University of York

2015-2017: Deputy Head of Department, Department of Physics, University of York

2013 -      : Professor, Department of Physics, University of York

2007-2013: Reader, Department of Physics, University of York

2004-2007: Lecturer, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester

1993-2004: Lecturer, Department of Pure & Applied Physics, UMIST

1991-1993: Research Assistant, Tokamak Division, UKAEA Culham

 Summary of expertise

  • Experimental studies of tokamak pedestal and edge/scrape-off-layer plasmas
  • Experimental studies of core tokamak instabilities
  • Diagnostic development for magnetically confined plasmas

Departmental roles

Head of Department

 

University roles

Programme Director, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Technology of Fusion Energy

Research

Overview

Research Group: York Plasma Institute

Teaching

Undergraduate

 

Stage 1:  Problem Classes & Tutorials - Electromagnetism I

Stage 2: Assessor for Professional Skills

Stage 3: Guest lectures on fusion applications - Intro to Plasma Science & Technology

Stage 3: BSc project Conference assessor

Postgraduate

MSc in Fusion Energy: MCF Data Analysis Laboratory

Department of Physics
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
U.K.

kieran.gibson@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 322210
Fax: +44 (0)1904 322214 
Room: GN/018, YPI