Advanced Energy Technology Group
Center for Energy Research
Joseph (Beau) O'Shay
Ph.D candidate

Master of Science, University of Southern California (2002)
    Electrical Engineering/Electrophysics
Master of Engineering, Cornell University (2000)
   Applied & Engineering Physics

Tel: (858) 822-1036
Fax: (858) 822-2120

Mailing Address:
University of California, San Diego
457 EBU-II
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0417
La Jolla, CA 92093-0417


Beau O'Shay received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physics with concentration in Computer Science from Cornell University in August 1999, and a Master of Engineering Degree in Applied & Engineering Physics, also from Cornell, in January 2000. In May 2002 he received a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering/Electro-Physics from the University of Southern California.

He has worked at the Space Science Center at USC analyzing solar flare data and performing EUV spectroscopy, as an optics laboratory technician at the Nano-Biotechnology Division of the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at Cornell University, and at the Center for Radiophysics and Space Research at Cornell University.

In October 2002 he became a doctoral candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego, where he is performing research on laser-plasma physics and magnetic diversion of expanding laser plasma.