Dr. Artem Smirnov

Chief Technology Officer, TAE Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Artem Smirnov is an expert in charged particle beams, plasma sources, diagnostics, innovative confinement concepts and electric propulsion. He joined TAE Technologies in 2006 to lead the development of neutral beams, fast ion diagnostics and plasma stabilization techniques. He is now responsible for long-term R&D efforts, and strategic partnerships and communication. He holds several technology patents and has co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Smirnov holds a Ph.D. in plasma physics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.