Sasha got his Bachelor degree in physics from Technion in 2015. The following year he joined Prof. Yakov Krasik ‘s group in the Plasma and Pulsed Power Laboratory at Technion. While at Technion, he studied underwater wire explosion and extreme states of matter generated by it. He received his Ph.D. degree in August 2021, just before his arrival to Cornell University. Here at Cornell his research focus is in gas puff z-pinch implosions generated on COBRA and application of Thomson scattering technique to measure its intricacies.