Julia Phillips
Dr. Julia Phillips
Director: Phys., Chem., and Nano Sciences Center, Sandia National Laboratories
NM
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  • Lango asked Julia Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories

    Added Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 2:03 PM

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    Julia Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories
    Answered Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 1:30 PM
    Where does the time go? That’s a question I am always asking myself it seems. Without a clear list of priorities and some planning, it is easy to get to the end of the day or week with not much to show for it except a growing pile of things that need ...Read More
  • Cristina, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Added Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 PM

    I'm currently a mechanical engineering major student who was originally torn between choosing Mechanical and Chemical engineering as my major. I have currently taken a required chemistry course which I enjoyed immensely and passed with the highest grade causing me to once again caused me to question my choice. I am currently considering starting a Chemical E. Major while I finish my Mechanical since besides the specific chemical courses they share many courses. Is this a good choice?? I am ...
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    Julia Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories
    Answered Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 PM

    Cristina--  It’s great to hear about your broad interest in engineering!  I think it’s a great idea to branch out beyond your mechanical engineering major to explore other fields that interest you.  Jobs today, and forefront ...

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  • Ella, Claire, Gracie and Alexandra, Seattle

    Added Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM

    Did you have any trouble becoming an engineer? If so, what was the trouble and how did you overcome those problems? If you didn't have problems, what are the types of problems people have? We would like to know because we are doing a project in school about how more girls need to become engineers, so we need more information on the the topic. Thank you! Claire, Ella, Gracie and Alexandra, 4th graders at APP @ Lincoln Elementary
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    Julia Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories
    Answered Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM
    Hi Ella, Claire, Gracie and Alexandra, Thanks for your question – it’s a good one! There are challenges in doing pretty much anything that is worthwhile, and engineering is no exception. I think that one of the most important things is to keep at it, ...Read More
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