Jessica Stankiewicz

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
One Cyclotron Road, MS 66-202
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 486-4584
e-mail: [email protected]


University of California, Berkeley, CA; August 2003 through present
Materials Science and Engineering Department

Duke University, Durham, NC; August 1997 through May 2001
B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science;
Graduated Cum Laude


Experience with scanning electron microscope, Zygo white light inferometer, metallographic sample preparation, optical microscopy, MTS materials testing, ProEngineer version 20.


University of California, Berkeley, CA  (08/2003 through present)
Graduate Research Assistant- Advisor: R. O. Ritchie

Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Natick, MA  (07/2001 through 06/2003)
Engineer, Mechanics and Materials group- Consultant for a variety of litigation, industrial, and government projects.  Tasks include field inspections, microscopy, literature research, metallographic sample preparation, materials testing, and the design and performance of risk assessment experiments.  Also served as laboratory and chemical safety contact for the office.

Rohm and Haas Company, Bristol, PA  (05/2000 through 08/2000)
Hazards Analysis and Environmental Engineering Intern -Tested the newest version of the accidental release modeling software program, PHAST 6.0, and prepared it for company-wide release.  Obtained and analyzed data used to apply for a new emissions permit that will lead to increased production and decreased maintenance costs for manufacturing plant.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Materials Research Center, Troy, NY  (05/1999 through 08/1999)
Research Intern- One of twelve students chosen from an applicant pool of 70 to participate in the National Science Foundationís Research Experience for Undergraduates program at Rensselaer.  Researched and tested the phase stability of Nickel-based superalloy weldments for turbine application for General Electric Power Systems Company in Schenectady, NY.  Participated in bi-weekly seminars on emerging materials research.  Presented results at the end of summer to professors and peers.

Ritchie Group
Dept of MSME , UC Berkeley

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