Julie Bert
jbert AT stanford DOT edu
McCullough 018
476 Lomita Mall
Stanford CA 94305

Stanford University 2006-2012
PhD, Physics Advisor: Kathryn A. Moler.
Scanning magnetic sensors for materials characterization including magnetic and superconducting complex oxides.
GPA: 3.978/4.0
Princeton University 2001-2005
AB Magna Cum Laude in Physics
Certificate in Engineering Physics (Electrical Engineering)
Thesis: Applications in Quantum Computing: Detecting Electrons on Liquid Helium

  • 9+ years experience designing, building, and running advanced scientific experiments and publishing scientific results.
  • Excellent oral and visual communication skills with experience giving public talks.
  • Launched productive collaborations with researchers from different fields.
  • Highly motivated self starter with track record of driving projects to completion.
  • Fast, dynamic learner who can quickly master new skills and technologies.

NINN International Winter School Bangalore, India, Jan 2011
A highly competitive program including a focused nanotechnology course combined with field experience in rural areas of India. Interacted with rural residents to develop a local perspective for informing future design work.
Design Thinking Stanford, Summer 2009 & Fall 2010
Formed interdisciplinary teams to incorporate aspects of human centered design into technical fields. Pitched tested solutions to companies.
Student Hosted Colloquium Board Member 2009-2010
A group of students that selects, invites, organizes and hosts speakers to give the colloquium in the physics department.
Outdoor Action Leader 2002-2004
Lead a group of freshmen on a week-long wilderness orientation trip. Earned Wilderness First Responder Certification.

University of Colorado Boulder, CO Summer 2004
Designed and built an experiment to measure electrical shot noise in atomic point contacts. Experience using Auto CAD, Matlab and the machine/instrument shop.
KEK High Energy Accelerator Tsukuba, Japan Summer 2003
Wrote code to reconstruct the ratio between charged and neutral B mesons using data from the Belle detector. Assisted in upgrading the detector. Experience with C++ and Monte Carlo techniques.
Gran Sasso Laboratory Assergi, Italy Summer 2002
Detection of solar neutrinos. Worked on the construction and installation of the scintillator containment vessels for the Borexino solar neutrino detector.

Teaching Assistant: Stanford University Stanford, CA
Summer 2010
Physics 50 Observational astronomy course including instructing students in the operation of 22 inch and 16 inch reflecting telescopes. Instructor: Dr. John Beck
Spring 2008
Physics 108 Advance low-temperature laboratory course for undergrads. Instructor: Prof. Aharon Kapitulnik
Fall 2006
Physics 61 Advanced freshman physics, mechanics and special relativity. Instructor: Prof. David Goldhaber-Gordon
Shanghai High School Shanghai, China 2005-2006
Taught middle school and high school physics and English. Generated curriculum.

  • Strong math and physics background
  • Design and control of data acquisition systems and data processing/modeling in matlab and C.
  • 3D visualization in Auto CAD and Solidworks
  • Machining and metal work including welding, lathe and mill
  • Operating cryogenic equipment
  • Analog and digital electronics

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