About Jessie Barrick

Jessie is a 5th year PhD student in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. Her research involves designing and building new optical imaging systems to tackle current problems in Biology and Biomedical Imaging.

by Jessie Barrick November 13, 2018

If you’ve ever been lost in an unfamiliar city or tried to walk around in the dark, then you may have found yourself wishing you had the eyes of a cat or the echolocation abilities of a bat. But have … Continue reading

by Jessie Barrick April 5, 2018

It is no secret that many STEM fields, especially physics and engineering, suffer from a lack of equal representation by race, ethnicity, and gender. Approximately 75% of all physics degrees go to white scientists, and 80% of those degrees to … Continue reading

by Jessie Barrick December 3, 2017

You probably don’t usually think of particle physics and the Great Pyramid of Giza as having much in common. In some ways, the two seem diametrically opposed: the Giza Pyramid is the pinnacle of past achievement while particle physics relies … Continue reading