Dr. John Slough, President, Director of Research

Dr. Slough is a recognized world expert in the field of Field Reversed Configuration plasma research. Dr. Slough is currently a Professor in the A&A Department at the University of Washington and director of research at MSNW. He was the principal research scientist on both the TRX and LSX Field Reversed Configuration (FRC) experiments funded by the Dept. of Energy at STI Optronics. Additionally, he has directed the DOE-funded TRAP, STX, PHD and IPA experiments as well as the NASA-funded Plasma Magnet and HPH.

Dr. Barry Cornella, Propulsion Research Scientist

Dr. Cornella graduated with his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Throughout his career, he has worked on an array of different projects involving advanced high altitude and spacecraft propulsion, rarefied gas dynamics within radiometric flows, and laser-based gas manipulation and diagnostics.