Sunday, February 08, 2009

Employment bleg: I'm posting this on behalf of my friend Brian who is looking for full or part-time work. (I'll keep this at the top of the site as a "sticky" for the next few days.)

He's a good guy and a hard worker. His background is as follows:
Engineering: PhD in electrical engineering (optics), optics laboratory experience, Matlab, LabView, Zemax, Comsol, finite-element analysis, numerical simulations

Writing/editing: Articles published in technical journals and major newspapers, copy-editing manuscripts, proofreading patents, seeing typos even when not looking for them

Public policy: Can quickly learn about public policy issues. Examples: health policy proposal made "Short List" of submissions to Colorado's Blue Ribbon Commission ('07), conference presentation on nanotechnology risks ('06), Nat'l Acad. Sciences Fellowship ('05)

Presenting/teaching: Presentations at technical conferences, performances in improv comedy shows, tutoring experience
Brian's resume is available here.

His e-mail address is: nanothought-z[at]

If you know anyone who might be interested in hiring someone with his skills, send him an e-mail!