B.A., New Jersey City University; Jersey City, NJ
M.S., Columbia University; New York City, NY
M.Phil., Columbia University; New York City, NY
Ph.D., Columbia University; New York City, New York
Subject Areas at Winch: Math, Science
This past spring, Bernard completed his Ph.D. in Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Atmospheric Science at Columbia University in the City of New York and at NASA/GISS as a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow. His dissertation was entitled “Quantifying the Linkages between Clouds and the General Circulation of the Atmosphere”. At Columbia University, Bernard served as co-chair of the department social committee and co-founded qSTEM — the organization for queer graduate students in STEM. Before that, Bernard completed his undergraduate degree from New Jersey City University with a double major in Mathematics and Psychology as well as a minor in Computer Science. There, he served as President of the Psychology Society, President of the Math Club, and President of KME — the mathematics honor society.
Globetrotting adventure: Brasil!
Go-to comfort food: Mac & Cheese
Favorite place and books on hand: Any play by Ibsen, read while cuddling my dog
Song to start the day: I feel better – Hot Chip
Superpower of choice: Telekinesis