Jacob Halpern

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: Columbia University
  • Field of Study: Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Carlos Paz-Soldan
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2023


J. M. Halpern, A. M. Darr, N. R. Sree Harsha, and A. L. Garner, "A coordinate system invariant formulation for space-charge limited current with nonzero injection velocity," Plasma Sources Science and Technology 31, 095002 (2022)

N. R. Sree Harsha, J. M. Halpern, A. M. Darr, and A. L. Garner, “Space-charge-limited current density for nonplanar diodes with monoenergetic emission using Lie-point symmetries," Physical Review E 106, L063201 (2022)



National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Research Program, 2023
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant, 2023
Astronaut Scholar, 2022
Purdue Nuclear Engineering Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Fall 2021/Spring 2022
American Nuclear Society General Undergraduate Scholarship, 2021
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Scholarship, 2021
Purdue Engineering Outstanding Sophomore Award, 2021
American Nuclear Society Dr. Kenneth R. Shultz Fusion Energy Division Scholarship, 2020

Honor Societies:

Alpha Nu Sigma National Honor Society, 2022
Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society, 2022