Associate Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S. Nuclear Engineering and Mathematics (2006)
Ph.D. Engineering Physics (2010)
Baalrud’s research concerns the theoretical foundations of plasma physics, with a focus on kinetic theory. It connects with several applications, including high energy density plasmas, low temperature plasmas, and magnetic reconnection.
American Physical Society Thomas H. Stix Award (2020)
Hershkowitz Early Career Award (2018)
University of Iowa’s Distinguished Mentor Award (2016) and Early Career Scholar of the Year Award (2017)