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Petr Cagas

Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Ph.D., 2018, Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Plasma and Surface Physics, Charles University in Prague
  • B.S., General Physics, Charles University in Prague
Petr Cagas
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Randolph Hall, RM 332, Virginia Tech
460 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Plasma physics (Space Propulsion & Fusion) and Plasma-material interactions
  • Numerical methods & algorithms
  • Software development for high-performance computing and post-processing
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of SW Virginia, 2016-2017
  • AOE Graduate Student Association, Treasurer 2016-2018
  • Zlin Public Observatory, Tutor and Demonstrator 2002-2015
  • Kim Beatty Memorial Fellowship, Virginia Tech, 2016
  • Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society, 2016
  • 2018 - Present, Postdoctoral research associate, Virginia Tech
  • 2015 - 2018, Graduate research assistant, Virginia Tech
  • 2013 - Conference organizer, Astronomical Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 - Web designer and developer, Charles University in Prague
  • 2010 - Translator and programmer, Moravian Instruments, Zlin