NORA JANE BRACKBILL
undergraduate in the physics department at UCLA
nbrackbill@ucla.edu

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EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles			Aptos High School
B.S. in Physics expected in June 2013			Graduated June 2009
GPA: 3.992						Valedictorian

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Quantum Physics and Technology Lab, UCLA Physics	06-2012 to present
Professor HongWen Jiang
Simulated electron spins in double and triple quantum dots using MATLAB

Photonics Lab, UCLA Electrical Engineering		01-2012 to 06-2012
Professor Bahram Jalali					& 09-2010 to 06-2011
Ran flow cytometry experiments using Serial Time Encoded Amplified Microscopy,
studied methods of tagging target cells, and trained two undergraduates Computational Astrophysics Group, UCSC Astrophysics 06-2011 to 09-2011 Professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz & 06-2010 to 09-2010 Modeled white dwarf stars in a globular cluster and three-body gravitational
dynamics and the implications for globular cluster collapse phenomena using IDL,
C++, and Mathematica PRESENTATIONS Nora Brackbill, Hong Pan, and HongWen Jiang. (2012). Silicon
metal-oxide-semiconductor-based quantum dots for quantum information processing.
Presented at the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Poster Day at UCLA. Nora Brackbill, Jiahao Lin, Keisuke Goda, Chao Wang, Daniel R. Gossett,
Dino Di Carlo, and Bahram Jalali. (2012). High efficiency coating of circulating
tumor cells with metal beads. Presented at UCLA Science Poster Day. PUBLICATIONS Keisuke Goda, Ali Ayazi, Daniel R. Gossett, Jagannath Sadasivam, Cejo K. Lonappan,
Elodie Sollier, Ali M. Fard, Soojung Claire Hur, Jost Adam, Coleman Murray,
Chao Wang, Nora Brackbill, Dino Di Carlo, and Bahram Jalali. (July 17, 2012).
High-throughput single-microparticle imaging flow analyzer. Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109, 29, 11630-11635. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Private tutor in math and science 09-2005 to present Reader, UCLA Physics Department 01-2012 to 06-2012 ACADEMIC HONORS Clare B. Luce Research Scholar, 2012-present Dean's Honors List, 2009-present Rose Gilbert Honors Scholarship Recipient, 2011 University of California, Los Angeles Regents Scholar, 2009 Presidential Scholar Semifinalist, 2009 National Merit Scholar, 2009 ACTIVITIES Academic Affairs Committee Student Representative, 2012-present Club Sailing, Varsity Women's Skipper and Treasurer, 2009-present Society of Physics Students, Graphic Designer, 2011-present Los Angeles Scores, Volunteer Assistant Coach, 2010 Regents Scholar Society Overnight Stay Program Coordinator, 2010 Regents Scholar Society Los Angeles Mentoring Program, 2009