Catherine Bordel

Continuing Lecturer
Courses Taught

Physics 8A/B: Introductory Physics
Physics 7A/B: Physics for Scientists and Engineers
Physics 5BL: Introduction to Experimental Physics I
Physics 5CL: Introduction to Experimental Physics II
Physics 375: Professional Preparation: Supervised Teaching of Physics

I grew up in France and attended Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, where I received a PhD in Physics in 1997. I worked at IBM Almaden in the South Bay for about one year as a postdoctoral researcher, and then worked as an Associate Professor at the University of Rouen (France) for eleven...

Swapan Chattopadhyay (Chaterji)

I am a particle and particle accelerator physicist. Throughout my career, I have worked on innovative high energy particle colliders, exotic light sources, free electron lasers and “ultra-fast” sciences. Recently, I have turned my attention to Quantum Science and Technology and working closely with the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science, helped establish a DOE Quantum Science program in the US in 2017. For my full profile, please check my wiki-pages above.

I was born in India and grew up in the beautiful eastern Himalayan hill town of Darjeeling. Following B.Sc. and M.Sc...

Ya-Wen Chuang

Unit 18 Lecturer

I received my PhD in Physics from the Pennsylvania State University in 2020 and joined UC Berkeley as a Lecturer in 2023. My current research interest is physics education, especially how to establish a learning space where every student feels comfortable and can gain confidence in physics.