General Atomics’ Wayne Solomon Receives Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award

Wayne Solomon, deputy director of the DIII-D National Fusion Program at General Atomics, has received recognition from Fusion Power Associates for his leadership on the Department of Energy-backed program and research on fusion plasma diagnostics.

The nonprofit honored Solomon with its Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated technical accomplishments and potential as influential leaders in the domain, General Atomics said Friday.

He has led the modernization of diagnostic systems for the DIII-D tokamak, which the company operates for the DOE.

DIII-D is the country’s largest fusion research facility where researchers explore fusion energy production approaches.

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