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February 1st, 2007

Exploratorium Post-Docs Make Cool Classroom Lessons

Jill Johnsen, Nanotechnology Postdoc (Palo Alto, California)

Jill Johnsen came to the Exploratorium after receiving her Ph.D. in materials science from the University of California at Davis in 2005. Johnsen discovered that she loved teaching during graduate school, and while she was applying for lecturer positions she asked herself, "Where would be the coolest place to work?" Remembering the Exploratorium from school field trips, Johnsen visited the museum's website to discover the nanotechnology postdoc opening, which dovetailed with her research into nanocrystalline ceramics used in fuel cells.


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