Professor Michael Shats

ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Research interests

Waves, turbulence and nonlinear phenomena in fluids and plasma.


  • environmental physics
  • transport in fluids
  • plasma confinement

Areas of Research

  • Waves on the surface of fluids
  • Turbulent flows
  • Wave-particle interaction
  • Phenomena in rotating fluids
  • Self-organization in turbulence
  • Turbulence in toroidal plasmas
  • Magnetic confinement of plasma