Samuel Jun Araki

Computational Scientist, Air Force Research Laboratory

Samuel J. Araki received B.S. and M.S. degrees in aerospace engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, CA, in 2007 and 2009, respectively, where he is currently working toward a Ph.D. degree. His doctoral research includes heavy species modeling and the development of a particle-in-cell model to investigate near-surface cusp confinement of micro-scale plasma discharges for microthrusters and terrestrial plasma sources.