Congratulations Dr. Jacob Banasek

Jacob earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Wright State University in 2013.  After graduation, he attend Cornell University and joined the Laboratory of Plasma Studies, where he spent most of his time developing various plasma diagnostics.  Now that he has defended his Thesis, “Development of a Thomson Scattering Diagnostic on a Pulsed Power Machine and its use in Studying Laboratory Plasma Jets Focusing on the Effect of Current Polarity”, he is continuing as a postdoc in the lab before starting as a postdoc at UCSD in 2020.