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Principle Investigators

Dr Simon Bott-Suzuki

Associate Research Scientist, UCSD Center for Energy Research

Educator, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

Visiting Professor, Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University

Visiting Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Ph.D. University of Sheffield, UK, 2004

M.Phys. University of Sheffield, UK, 1999


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Dr Maria Pia Valdivia Leiva

Assistant Research Scientist, UCSD Center for Energy Research

Ph.D. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2011

B.Sc. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2007

 


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Dr Mark Tillack 

Research Scientist Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

Ph.D. MIT, 1983

 


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Post-Doctoral Researchers

Email group for available positions (3/2023)

 

Graduate Students

Email group for available positions (3/2023)

 

Undergraduate Students

Joshua Simpson (Physics)

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant

Noah Dilworth (MAE)

Laboratory Assistant

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Ann Truong (ECE, Physics)

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant

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Elise Rehder (MAE)

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant

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Former Group Members

Dr Sam Cordaro

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Fusion and Radiation Group

Sandia National Laboratories

https://www.sandia.gov/pulsed-power

Dr Jacob Banasek

Scientist in the Advanced Pulsed Power Capabilities Group,

Sandia National Laboratories

https://www.sandia.gov/pulsed-power

Tobias Oliver

Graduate Student, University of Colorado

 

Dr Luis Sebastian Caballero Bendixsen

Research Scientist at First Light Fusion, Oxfordshire, UK

https://firstlightfusion.com/

 

 

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