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Physics Physics PhD from 2001 onwards: What are you doing now?

  1. Jun 5, 2017 #1

    StatGuy2000

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    Hi everyone! One of the perennial topics that show up on PF is what one can do with a physics PhD. So I thought this may be an opportunity to ask those PF members who have completed their physics PhD from 2001 and afterwards, to tell us a little about what they do for a living.

    A brief description is fine -- you don't need to reveal the name of the organization(s) you work with, just what type of work you do. Any experiences are welcome -- academia, industry, government, teaching, etc.

    Now you may ask -- why 2001 and afterwards? Because I wanted to know about what relatively recent graduates of physics PhD programs (in particular, those who received their physics PhDs in the 21st century) experienced. These recent experiences would be more relevant for current physics students now than experiences of those who, say, completed their doctorates in the 1970s, 1980s or 1990s.
     
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  3. Jun 5, 2017 #2

    Dr Transport

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    Electromagnetics: aerospace industry
     
  4. Jun 5, 2017 #3

    Choppy

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    I received a Physics PhD in 2005 with specialization in Medical Physics.

    I am currently a Senior Medical Physicist at a community cancer centre and I have an adjunct academic appointment at a nearby university with a CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics graduate program. I was just promoted to adjunct associate professor!
     
  5. Jun 9, 2017 #4

    f95toli

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    PhD in experimental physics in 2005. I work at one of the national labs in the UK as a Senior Research Scientist.
    I mainly work on topics related to solid state quantum information processing (superconducting qubits etc).

    Choppy: Congratulations:partytime:
     
  6. Jun 9, 2017 #5

    StatGuy2000

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    Congratulations!!:thumbup::partytime:
     
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