William Shensky is currently a Team Leader at the CCDC-Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, MD. His research interests include novel nonlinear optical materials, reverse-saturable absorption, laser-induced damage, and other effects caused by high-intensity laser interactions. He received a B.S. degree in Physics from Allegheny College, and an M.S. degree in Optics from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida.