Plasma Group

The Plasma Physics Group of the University of Montana is a small group of physicists conducting theoretical and computational research in plasmas and fluids with an emphasis in magnetic fusion relevant plasmas.


Andrew Ware

Andrew Ware


Home Department: Physics and Astronomy
Office: CHCB 130
Fax: 406-243-2085
Office Hours:

Fall 2019

M 11 AM - 12 PM
W 1 - 2 PM
R 1 - 2 PM
F 10 - 11 AM

Personal Website

Current Position

Professor and Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy


Autumn 2018
- PHSX 101 Freshman Physics Experience  
- PHSX 141N Einstein's Relativity - Honors

Personal Summary

My name is Andrew Ware and I am a Professor and Chair in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Montana. My primary research interests are in plasma physics, specifically plasma turbulence and fusion energy research, and turbulent transport in the stratosphere. I am a member of the Plasma Theory Group of the University of Montana.  We are a small group with a focus on undergraduate involvement in research.


University of California at San Diego, PhD in Physics, 1992

University of Texas, BS in Physics, 1988

Field of Study

 Plasma Physics

Home Department

Department of Physics and Astronomy 

Area of Expertise

Fusion Energy Research; Plasma Physics; Plasma Turbulence; Turbulent Transport in the Stratosphere

Chair Director Departments

Physics and Astronomy


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