• Title
    Staff Scientist and Deputy Group Leader, Laser-Material Interactions
  • Email
  • Phone
    (925) 422-0318
  • Organization
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Research Interests

My interest is in using lasers to study all sorts of natural phenomena found in physical, chemical and biological systems.  Sometimes I use short fs, ps, or ns pulsed lasers, other times I will resort to high powered multi-KW lasers.  It all depends on the application. 

Ph.D., Applied Science-Engineering, University of California at Davis, 2012

B.S., Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 2001

  • 2019 Laser Institute of America (LIA) William M. Steen Award for Laser-Material Processing
  • 2009  Lawrence Scholar, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • 2008  NSF Research Fellowship at Chinese Academy of Science, Chemistry (Beijing, China)
  • 2007  NSF Research Fellowship at Yang Ming University (Taipei, Taiwan)