Department of Nuclear Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Yigong Zhang is a PhD candidate in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. His area of focus is on developing diagnostic system using CCD electron trackers for the next generation photon sources. Such sources have applications in nuclear security and non-proliferation and are being developed at the BELLA center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is also interested in machine learning applications in nuclear instrumentations. He received a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from University of Michigan. In his spare time, Yigong likes to play table tennis. He was formerly a member of the Cal Table Tennis Team and competed in the National Championships.