Recent talks


  • La vita al tempo dell’atomo. Festival della Scienza, Genova, 2014
  • Advantage and disadvantage of 3D effects in magnetically controlled fusion plasmas. 531 WE-Heraeus Seminar in 3D versus 2D in Hot Plasmas, 30th April – 2nd May 2013 in the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef/Germany
  • Status and perspectives of Reverse Field Pinch Experiments. International Conference on Research and Application in Plasmas – PLASMA 2011, 2011, Warsaw Poland, 12-16/09/2011.
  • Near and beyond the limits: MHD stability and its active control in magnetized fusion plasmas. 38th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, 2011, plenary talk, Strasbourg, France, 27/6-01/7/2011
  • Integration of active control of instabilities in hot plasmas. “480. WE-Heraeus-Seminar” on “Active Control of Instabilities in Hot Plasmas”, 2011Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, June 16th –18th , 2011, “Integration of active control of instabilities in hot plasmas”
  • Lorentz Center Workshop on Control of Burning Plasma, 2011, University of Leiden (NL), 21-25/03/2011
  • Flow and MHD stability: an overview. 18th European Fusion Physics Workshop, Mayrhofen, Austria, 6-8/12/2010.
  • Overview of RFX-mod fusion science program. 23rd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Daejon, October 2010
  • Lessons from the RFP on magnetic feedback control of plasma stability. 4th ITER International Summer School, University of Texas, Austin, 31/05-04/06/2010
  • Self-Organized Helical Equilibria, Transport Barriers and Active Control of MHD Stability in RFX-Mod.  26th Annual Meeting of The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research, Kyoto, Japan, 1-4/12/2009
  • Transport barriers in helical equilibria: structural change in the Reversed Field Pinch. 51st Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Atlanta (GA), 2-6/11/2009
  • The MHD activity in burning plasmas as a limit to performance. Methods to avoid or to control it. DEMO Technical Meeting. Garching, Germany, 29-30/09/2009
  • RFX-mod and the international RFP programme. ReNeW Theme 5 Workshop. PPPL, Princeton, NJ, 16-19/03/2009
  • Energy for the future, a future for energy. Festival della Scienza, Genova, 23/10/2009


  • Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasma Phyisk, Greifswald (April 2013),  a series of lectures on MHD in fusion
  • Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasma Phyisk, Garching (March 2013)
  • General Atomics, San Diego, CA (June 2012)
  • First PhD Event for European PhD Students, Garching, (14/10/2011)
  • 2nd EFDA General Planning Meeting, Garching, (27/10/2011)
  • Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasmaphyisk, Garching (Germany) (07/2010)
  • EFDA JET Laboratory, Culham, UK (07/2010)
  • Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Centre de Cadarache, Cadrache, France (07/2010)
  • Università di Napoli Federico II – CREATE (14/05/2010)
  • Istituto di Fisica del Plasma, CNR Milano (21/04/2010)
  • Columbia University (25/02/2010)
  • Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasmaphyisk, Greifswald (Germany) (28/01/2010)
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto (JAP) (30/11/2009)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA) (10/09/2009)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (USA) (13/08/2009)
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ (USA) (04/06/2009)
  • Max-Planck Institut fuer Plasmaphyisk, Garching bei Muenchen (Germany) (03/04/2009)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA) Plasma Colloquium (09/03/2009)