Julia Ebert

Julia Ebert

I used to study behavioral neuroscience (BS) and bioengineering (MRes), which somehow qualified me for a PhD program in computer science at Harvard. I study swarm robotics, which means I some of what I learned about biology to make a lot of really simple (i.e., kind of dumb) robots work together to do cool things like make decisions.

Beyond accumulating a collection of vaguely related degrees, I also enjoy making things for fun, such as: this website, various baked goods, and overly complicated electronic devices that are a far bigger time sink than whatever benefit they produce.


Questions to Ask on PhD Visits

 |  June 24, 2019

Deciding where to go for a PhD is a big decision. Luckily, most programs give you the chance to visit (on their dime!) before making a decision. Asking the right questions of the right people can help you make the best decision for your interests and priorities. This is the set of questions I put together before my visits.

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