Mohamed Zaghoo

Research Associate
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Dr. Mohamed Zaghoo joined the Laboratory in 2017 as a Research Associate at the High-Energy-Density Physics Experiments group. He is interested in developing new tools to probe the behavior of dense matter at conditions of planetary interest. Prior to the Laboratory, he was the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow at Harvard University, where he completed his Ph.D. studies. His doctoral thesis pertained to the realization of metallic hydrogen at static conditions. Dr. Zaghoo's previous research experience includes Visiting Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, and the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaic in Stanford. He grew up in Egypt and earned his earned his B.Sc. in physics with highest distinctions from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.