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Customer Service State University

San Diego, California, United States
60000 annually
October 15, 2018

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Sidney A. Katz



Work experience in data analytics and creating presentations in an applied physics lab for 4 years. Programming experience and success at problem solving.


Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Bachelor of Science Mathematics, Minor in Physics May 2018 Recipient of Webber Scholarship for Physics 2015

Dean’s Scholarship August 2013-August 2016


Magnetic Lab, Department of Physics at Colorado State University, Undergraduate Research Assistant January 2014 – May 2018

• Researched thermodynamic effects on the magnetic properties of thin films used in hardware disks.

• Performed Ferromagnetic resonance testing on thin films.

• Used Matplotlib and Origin software to analyze how power absorption changes with frequency and temperature in thin films.

• Reviewed the power absorption process of microwaves to measure derivatives of power absorption.

• Built cavities, stands, and slits for a high temperature FMR system. Little Shop of Physics, Colorado State University, August 2013 – April 2014

• Developed hands on physics experiments for individuals of all ages

• Prepared educational presentations for CSU and greater community events Pacific Beach Surf Shop, San Diego, CA, June 2018- September 2018

• Customer service clerk

Genesis Health Care Partners, Intern, San Diego, CA, June – August 2014

• Transferred medical records from hard copy into digital format utilizing scanning software Skills and Qualifications

• Origin and Igor

• Beginning experience programming in Java

• Explaining complex/technical info

• Strong problem solver with analytical thinking


• Experienced with performing proofs and algorithms Engagement

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

• Triangle Fraternity, member 2014 – 2017

• Society of Physics Students, member 2013 – 2018

o Treasurer August 2015 – May 2017

Publications and Presentations

• Four Corners poster presentation on FMR of FePt (Iron Platinum) and Soft Metallic Alloyed at High Temperature October 2017

• Presented findings at ‘Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity’ symposium and received Highest Honors award

• Collaborated on a team to submit a paper published in the Journal of Applied Physics (Nov. 2017). Link

• Collaborated on a team that submitted paper and is being reviewed the Journal of Applied Physics (July 2018). Near-Tc Ferromagnetic Resonance and Damping FePt-Based Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording Media

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