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- Ph.D. Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering Univ of Illinois, Urbana 1994
- M.S. Nuclear Engineering Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1998
- B.S. Nuclear and Power Engineering, Univ. of Cincinnati, 1994
- Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, February 2007 - present
- Research Engineer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004-2005
- Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
Other Professional Employment
- Vice President, Starfire Industries LLC, 2001 - present
- Plasma innovations for aerospace, defense, industrial, instrumentation, medical, and semiconductor applications.
Selected Articles in Journals
- Nieto, M., D.N. Ruzic, W. Olczak, R. Stubbers, "Measurement of Implanted Helium Particle Transport by a Flowing Liquid Lithium Film," Journal of Nuclear Materials, April, 2006.
- Stubbers, R., W. Olczak, M. Nieto, D. N. Ruzic, "Measurement of hydrogen absorption in flowing liquid lithium in the flowing lithium retention experiment (FLIRE)," Journal of Nuclear Materials, March 2005.
- Allain, J.P., M. Nieto, M.D. Coventry, R. Stubbers, and D.N. Ruzic, "Studies of liquid-metal erosion and free surface flowing liquid lithium retention of helium at the the University of Illinois," Fusion Engineering and Design, Vol 72, Issues 1-3, November 2004.
Articles in Conference Proceedings
- Schultz, B. J., P. W. Brenner, D. N. Ruzic, R. Stubbers, "Latest Helium Pumping Results in the Flowing Lithium Retention Experiment (FLIRE)," SOFE 2005
- Masters, B. C., T. K. Gray, D. N. Ruzic, R. Stubbers, "Magnetic and Thermal Characterization of an ELM Simulating Plasma (ESP) with Helicon Pre-Ionization," SOFE 2005
- Brenner, P.W., B.J. Schultz, D. N. Ruzic, R. A. Stubbers, "Hydrogen Absorption in Liquid Lithium Exposed to Hydrogen Ions," SOFE 2005
- Shultz, B. J., P. W. Brenner, D. N. Ruzic, R. A. Stubbers, "Latest He Plumping Results in the Flowing Lithium Retention Experiment (FLIRE)," 47th APS DPP, October, 2005.
- Ruzic, D. N., D. A. Alman, B. E. Jurczyk, R. Stubbers, M. D. Coventry, M. J. Neumann, W. Olczak, H. Qiu, "Plasma Surface Interactions Common to Advanced Fusion Wall Materials and EUV Lithography -- Lithium and Tin," APS DPP, 2004