I want to do research in making nuclear fusion sustainable for electrical energy production , which field I should choose? and it is worth doing research in fusion now, since many of them are saying we are technologically more backward to make fusion for commercial energy production. Additional details:Now I am in 3rd year electrical electronics engineering.
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This might not be on-topic for this site. Specific degree programs vary from school to school, so there's no way to know offhand. Certainly there may be overlap between "physics" at one school and "engineering" at another. At a larger school with both programs, the overlap may extend to shared faculty, or else the "engineering" program may be geared to recruiting staff for a particular reactor site. The only way to know is to ask.
If you're entering grad school, you need to interview with advisors to find one who shares your interests. Otherwise, you're in for years of misery. That overrides the name of the program completely.
Note that building a fusion reactor is a cross-discipline exercise. If for example you want to design magnets, an advanced electrical engineering degree would be appropriate — and you would want to belong to the research group that owns the superconducting equipment, regardless of whether it belongs to the nuclear department.