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Volker Naulin is an internationally renowned expert for transport processes and turbulence with a focus on edge plasmas. He is author of massively parallel high performance numerical codes.
Volker Naulin is regular referee for international journals including Physical Review Letters, Nature and Nature Physics. He has been supervising a large number of Ph.D projects and M.Sc thesis projects. He is author and co-author of more than 100 international journal articles. Volker Naulin is a Marie Curie Fellow and has served as Leader of JET Taskforce Transport. He is member of the F4E governing board and represents the small member countries in the EUROfusion bureau. He is member of the Marconi. HPC project board.

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Scientific achievements

Self organised structures and SOL, non-local transport in fusion plasmas, residual stress and turbulence spreading, Non Fickian transport

International Experience:



2012 Visiting Professor

Henri Poincare University, Nancy, FR

2010 -2012 EFDA Topical Group Transport vice chair


2010 Visiting Professor,

Henri Poincare University, Nancy, FR

2007 - 2011 Leader JET Taskforce Transport

Culham, UK

2004 - 2007 Deputy Leader JET Taskforce Transport

Culham, UK

2003/2004 Guest Professor

Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, AT

Regular reviewer:US-DOE, European Commission DG, Swedish Science Council, PRACE,Czech Research Ministry, HCERES, Polish Ministry of Research

Physical Review Letters, Physics Letters A, Physics of Plasmas, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, New Journal of Physics, Contributions to Plasma Physics, Phys. Rev. E, Physica Scripta, Nuclear Fusion, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Nature, Annales Geophysicae, Nature Physics

Language Skills:
French (basic)
Spanish (basic)

Research areas


Author and co-author of more than 160 papers in international journals and books with over 3000 citations. More than 250 conference and other contributions, including more than 20 invited contributions to large international conferences. H index 36 (ISI WOS).


Teaching and Supervision

Courses on Sustainable Energy, Plasma Physics, Advanced Plasma Physics, Fusion Plasmas, and Turbulence at DTU, Heinrich Heine University, Innsbruck University, Kiel University, University Henri Poincare, Nancy

Supervision of students, master theses, PhDs, and Post Docs,

Opponent for PhD and Master Theses in UK, SE, NO, FI, IT;


Boards, Committees

Governing Board of F4E; EUROfusion Bureau,CERN–DTU academic contact person;

Guest Editor Plasma Physics Controlled Fusion (2007); Principal investigator Fusion at Sino-Danish University Center; EU contact person for EU-CN educational collaboration in fusion,

Programm committee chair EPS 2014, EPS Fusion 2013

Programm committee chair EPS 2014, EPS Fusion 2013

IAC International Conference on Plasma Physics (ICPP) 2004 - 2016, European Fusion Theory Conference (EFTC) 2006-2010,


Outreach activities

Speaker EIROforum, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Science Center, Fundacion Ramon Arec

Education/Academic qualification

Habilitation and Venia Legendi , Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

… → 2005

Doktor Degree, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany



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