Gabriel Kaufman grew up in Los Angeles, California and is currently entering his third year at U.C. Berkeley. Pursuing a joint degree in Nuclear Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Gabriel started working with Dr. Bethany Goldblum and Josh Brown his sophomore year through the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program. His research focuses on the characterization of the temporal response of organic scintillators. Outside of academics, Gabriel enjoys swimming, hiking and reading in his spare time.