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Humans of JILA Podcast: Episode 5: JILA's Electronic Shop with Staff Members James Fung-A-Fat, Terry Brown, and Ivan Ryger

Submitted by kennac on Wed, 01/31/2024 - 2:23 pm

To make some of the most precise measurements in the world, JILA scientists need customized electronic components. This is where the JILA instrument shop comes in, as they design, improve, and implement these unique electronic devices throughout the institute. Meet three of the electronic staff members: Terry Brown, James Fung-A-Fat, and Ivan Ryger, and their favorite moments of working in the electronics shop

“Humans of JILA” podcast: Episode 3-JILA’s Postdoc Group

Submitted by kennac on Mon, 11/06/2023 - 11:21 am

The postdoctoral position, or “postdoc” as it is colloquially called, can span between one to three years, as a researcher focuses on their next career steps after their Ph.D. During this time, individuals develop unique research projects while considering where to transition to next. To understand this position better, the “Humans of JILA” podcast interviewed the two Co-Chairs of the JILA Postdoc Group: Rachael Merritt and Jake Higgins.