David L. Green

David L Green

Group Leader, Plasma Theory and Modeling

David has been the interim Plasma Theory and Modeling Group leader since September 2019. He first joined ORNL as a postdoctoral research associate in May 2008 following the completion of his PhD in space plasma physics at the University of Newcastle in Australia. Since 2012, he has received grant funding for his work on more than 15 fusion-related projects.

He currently co-leads the SciDAC Center for Integrated Simulation of Fusion-Relevant RF Actuators and is the inter-SciDAC liaison for the Advanced Tokamak Modeling and Plasma Surface Interaction SciDAC centers. He received an Office of Science Early Career Award and leads the ASGarD NESAP project, as well as chairing the executive committee for the Sherwood plasma theory conference.