Dr. Hong Qin received his B.Sci. degree in 1990 and M. Sci. degree in 1993 in space physics from Peking University, and Ph. D. degree in astrophysical sciences from Princeton University.
Dr. Hong Qin's research interests include theoretical and computational plasma physics, accelerator physics, geometric theory and algorithms and their applications in theoretical physics.
He teaches AST 551 General Plasma Physics I, AST 560 Computational Plasmas Physics, AST 565 Physics of Nonneutral Plasmas, and AST 568 Introduction to Classical and Neoclassical Transport and Confinement. He is a fellow of American Physics Society, and was awarded the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award in 2004.