Varchas Gopalaswamy Receives Yamanaka Award
Varchas Gopalaswamy was awarded the Chiyoe Yamanaka Award for his presentations at the Eleventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications conference in Osaka, Japan. He presented both a poster and a talk, titled Statistically Guided Design of Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments. The Yamanaka award (formerly the IFSA student prize) is given to six presenters and is sponsored by IFE Forum, Japan. Varchas is a Horton Fellow and Mechanical Engineering graduate student at the University of Rochester.