BWIS Sponsored Event

"A Career in Magnets: Past, Present, and Future"

Kathleen Amm, Brookhaven National Laboratory Superconducting Magnet Division

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 4:00 pm — Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

Dr. Kathleen Amm will share the exciting path you can take in a career in applied science and leadership. Her primary research areas include: MRI and medical applications of superconductivity, superconducting electric machines, high temperature superconductivity, material properties at low temperatures, and permanent magnets. She will discuss how you can make an impact on the world with your applied science research. Kathleen obtained her Ph.D.-Condensed Matter Physics from Florida State University, and a B.Sc.-Mathematics and Physics-University of Toronto. She has over 25 years of experience in superconductivity and magnet design. Kathleen is currently the head of the Superconducting magnet division at Brookhaven, where she works with her team to deliver innovative accelerator and high field magnet technology. She is a member of several professional societies - she is a senior member IEEE and a GE Women's Network Steering Committee member between other. She is also DFSS Black Belt Certified and MATRIZ certified.

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