Michael Hay

  • Program Years: 2010-2014
  • Academic Institution: Princeton University
  • Field of Study: Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Nathaniel Fisch
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    B.Sc. Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
    Ph.D. Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 2016

Current Status

  • Contact Information: mhay3801@gmail.com


M. J. Hay, J. Schiff, and N. J. Fisch, "On the extreme points of the diffusion polytope," Physica A 473, 225 (2017).

M. J. Hay and N. J. Fisch. "Ignition threshold for non-maxwellian plasmas," Phys. Plasmas 22, 112116 (2015).

M. J. Hay, J. Schiff, and N. J. Fisch. "Maximal energy extraction under discrete diffusive exchange," Phys. Plasmas 22, 102108 (2015).

D. E. Ruiz, L. Gunderson, M. J. Hay, E. Merino, E. J. Valeo, S. J. Zweben, and N. J. Fisch, "Aerodynamic focusing of high-density aerosols," J. Aerosol Sci. 76, 115 (2014).

M. J. Hay, E. J. Valeo, and N. J. Fisch, "Geometrical Optics of Dense Aerosols: Forming Dense Plasma Slabs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 188301 (2013).


Nuclear Engineering Department Citation, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
DOE SULI appointment, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009
DOE SULI appointment, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, 2008
Edward Frank Kraft Prize, University of California, Berkeley, 2006