Mr. Horne has led his company, Horne Technologies since 2008. Mr. Horne single-handily designed, constructed, and operates one of the first-ever superconducting biconic cusp systems in Denver Colorado. Mr. Horne is a classically trained vacuum specialist; with years of hands-on experience with superconductors, vacuum technology, CAD, LabVIEW, and other fusion technologies. Horne trained at prominent surface science entities, each a world leader in ultra-high vacuum technologiy and has also worked extensively in the aerospace industry. He holds a BS in physics and a minor in mathematics from Montana State Bozeman.
Dr. Matthew J. Moynihan started in fusion in 2006. He spent 6.5 years in a doctoral program working on targets for the National Ignition Facility. In 2009, he founded The Polywell Blog to explain alternative fusion approaches in plain English. His fusion content has appeared in Forbes, The UK Daily Mail, The Space Show and Industry Tap. He has been interviewed as a fusion expert for Lap Top Radio on Stanfords’ KZSU and on The Ecomodernist Podcast. From 2014 to 2016 he consulted for the fusion startup Convergent Scientific and helped them to raise $200K in investment. In 2016, he founded The Fusion Podcast, in which he interviews fusion researchers from around the country. In 2018, Dr. Moynihan was named a top fusion writer on Quora, where he has 600K+ views and 900+ followers. He has written over 50 articles which have received over 4 million views. Dr. Moynihan holds a bachelors in chemical engineering from the University of Buffalo and a PhD from the University of Rochester.
Dr. Thomas Dolan, is an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the editor of "Magnetic Fusion Technology" (Springer 2013) and "Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy" (Elsevier 2017). He is the former Physics Section Head for the IAEA and works as a Nuclear Technology Consultant.