Ryan F. Mandelbaum

Ryan F. Mandelbaum has been a science writer for more than five years. They began their career as an editorial intern at Scientific American, where they wrote and edited articles for print and web. Ryan later worked at G/O Media as a writer for three years, covering physics and birds for websites like Gizmodo and Lifehacker. Since 2020, Ryan has served on the editorial team at IBM Quantum and currently leads the creation of longform content, which includes blogs and internal communications. Their work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Popular Science, Travel + Leisure, and more.

• 5+ years of experience as a science writer
• Received a bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from Columbia University
• Received a master's degree in science, healthcare, and environmental reporting from New York University

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