Joseph A. Lemberg

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
One Cyclotron Road, MS 66-0203
Berkeley, CA 94720-8253


Materials Science Department, Univeristy of California Berkeley; Berkeley, CA;         2005 – Present

College of Engineering, Cornell University; Ithaca, NY;                                                    2001 – 2005


Summer REU Fellow; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia                          June 2003 – July 2003

▪ Designed and tested a modification to an axisymmetric shear probe to test soil/geomembrane interface strength under the supervision of Dr. J. David Frost of the department of Civil Engineering.

▪ Learned the operation procedures for an axisymmetric shear probe and stylus profilometer.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY                                   Fall 2003

▪ Organized, ran and graded the laboratory exercises with another undergraduate for Materials Science 281: “The Substance of Civilization,” a history of materials course for non-engineers taught by Dr. Stephen Sass.
▪ Held office hours and special meetings to assist students.

Undergraduate Research Assistant; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY                                  Spring 2004 – Spring 2005

▪ Performed elemental quantification using electron microprobe on planar flow spin cast Al-7%Si foils.
▪ Learned how to operate an electron microprobe, scanning electron microprobe and Knoop microhardness tester.

▪ Worked with Dr. Shefford Baker of Materials Science

▪ Future research will attempt to develop a heat treatment to improve mechanical properties of the foils.

Summer REU Fellow; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA                       June 2004 – August 2004

▪ Reviewed numerous models for dislocation motion during cyclic loading under the supervision of Dr. Michael Kassner of the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


President; Cornell Materials Society

Vice President of Events; Cornell Class of 2005 Council

Co-Chair; Dean’s Advisor Council

Secretary; Cornell Materials Society (Formerly Materials Research  Society)

Member at Large; Cornell Class of 2005 Council

April 2004 – April 2005

Spring 2004 – Spring 2005

Spring 2004 – Spring 2005

Spring 2003 – Spring 2004

Fall 2001 – Spring 2004


ASM Twin Tier Chapter Student of the Year Award Recipient

Nanotechnology  Fellow; Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University

Initiate; Tau Beta Pi, New York Delta Chapter

Dean of Students Distinguished Student Volunteer Nominee

REU Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology

Dean’s List; Cornell University College of Engineering

April 2004

February 2004

November 2003

April 2003

June 2003 – July 2003

Fall 2001 – Spring 2004

Ritchie Group
Dept of MSME , UC Berkeley

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