Bio


I am a PhD student in the Stanford Department of Applied Physics. My research, conducted in the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory High Energy Density Science Division, focuses on developing sources of laser-driven ion and neutron beams using cryogenic liquid jet targets developed by our group.

Honors & Awards


  • DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship, US DOE National Nuclear Security Administration (2020-2024)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2019-2020)
  • Dean's Honored Graduate, College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin (2019)
  • Highest Academic Achievement Award, Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin (2019)
  • Mitchell Award for Undergraduate Academic Excellence, University Co-op, The University of Texas at Austin (2019)
  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship, Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation (2018)

Education & Certifications


  • BS, The University of Texas at Austin, Physics Honors (2019)
  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin, Plan II Honors (2019)

All Publications


  • Improved large-energy-range magnetic electron-positron spectrometer for experiments with the Texas Petawatt Laser JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION Glenn, G. D., Tiwari, G., Dyer, G., Curry, C. B., Donovan, M. E., Gaul, E., Gauthier, M., Glenzer, S. H., Gordon, J., Hegelich, B. M., Martinez, M., McCary, E., Spinksa, M., Ditmire, T. 2019; 14
  • Beam distortion effects upon focusing an ultrashort petawatt laser pulse to greater than 10(22) W/cm(2) OPTICS LETTERS Tiwari, G., Gaul, E., Martinez, M., Dyer, G., Gordon, J., Spinks, M., Toncian, T., Bowers, B., Jiao, X., Kupfer, R., Lisi, L., McCary, E., Roycroft, R., Yandow, A., Glenn, G. D., Donovan, M., Ditmire, T., Hegelich, B. M. 2019; 44 (11): 2764–67