About me

I am a physicist currently working on precision optical systems and atom interferometry at Draper, a nonprofit R&D laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Contact: steven.byrnes@gmail.com

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Previous positions:

Postdoc 2012-2015 in Federico Capasso’s applied physics laboratory.

Grad school 2007-2012: I got a PhD in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. (Link to my dissertation.) I did dissertation research jointly in Feng Wang’s and Yuen-Ron Shen’s research groups, and also as a visiting student in John Kymissis’s group (Electrical Engineering Department at Columbia University). Before that, I worked in R. Ramesh’s materials science laboratory and W. Walukiewicz’s materials engineering laboratory.

Undergraduate 2003-2007: I earned a B.A. summa cum laude in Physics and Math from Harvard University.

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