|Research and Teaching Interests:
Laser fusion, laser acceleration of particles, nonlinear optics, high-power lasers, plasma physics
|Awards and Recognitions
|Distinguished Engineering Educator Award “for his mentorship of a generation of undergraduates and outstanding graduate students at UCLA and postdoctoral researchers and other professionals in the U.S. and the world”.
|National Academy of Engineering
|James Clerk Maxwell Prize, American Physical Society
|Fellow, American Physical Society