Recent Graduate Dr. Kyle Kafka accepts Research Staff position at Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Dr. Kyle Kafka, who recently obtained his PhD from Chowdhury group in 2017, accepted a Research Associate position at the prestigious Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), Rochester, USA. LLE, home of the OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser facilities, is a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA-DOE) supported laboratory, and is known as one of the top high energy density physics (HEDP), and Ultra-intense laser physics and technology laboratories in the world. Dr. Kafka will closely work with the Optical Materials Technology and Laser Technology groups, helping develop next generation lasers like MTW OPAL (Multi-TeraWatt Optical Parametric Amplifier Laser system) and one hundred petawatt EP-OPAL.