Tim Genda is a graduate student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. He received a B.S. in Physics from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Tim previously worked at the Air Force Technical Applications Center conducting nuclear treaty monitoring and nuclear forensics operations. His research interests lie in post-detonation nuclear forensics, nuclear nonproliferation, and optimization problems of all kinds.