Ahmed Hassanein
Contact Information
Phone: +1 765 49-69731
Office: POTR 376C

Ahmed Hassanein

Paul L. Wattelet Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering


  • Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1982
  • M.S. Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1981
  • M.S. Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1979
  • M.S. Nuclear Engineering, Alexandria University - Egypt, 1976
  • B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Alexandria University - Egypt, 1974

Research Interests

  • Plasma Material Interactions
  • Magnetic and Inertial Fusion Research
  • Computational Physics and Hydrodynamics
  • Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography
  • Laser and discharge produced plasma
  • Radiation and Particle Transport in Materials
  • Biomedical Engineering Applications


  • Method and System for Small Scale Pumping, Patent No. US 7651673 B1 (2010)
  • Method for Nano-Pumping Using Carbon Nanotubes, Patent No. US 7632482 B1 (2009)
  • Method for Plasma Formation for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography-Theta Pinch, Patent No. 7180082 B1 (2007)
  • Method for Generating Extreme Ultraviolet with Mather-Type Plasma Accelerators for Use in Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography, Patent No. US 7115887 B1 (2006)


  • Fellow, American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Fellow, International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE)
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (APS)
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics (IOP)