Working languages:
English to German

Carola F Berger
Expert patent translations by a PhD

Redwood City, California, United States
Local time: 02:04 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: German (Variant: Austrian) Native in German
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Expert Technical Translations by an ATA-Certified (EN>DE) PhD
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
Telecom(munications)Science (general)
Nuclear Eng/SciMathematics & Statistics
IT (Information Technology)Energy / Power Generation
Computers: SoftwareAstronomy & Space

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Words translated: 7,836
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 32, Questions answered: 17
Payment methods accepted Check, Wire transfer, Money order, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries CFB Scientific Translations
Experience Years of translation experience: 8. Registered at Feb 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (ATA-Certification 503788)
Memberships ATA, NCTA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, Indesign, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast

Expert translations by a Stanford- and MIT-educated PhD

Highlights of Qualifications

Language Skills

  • German: native speaker, Austrian
  • English: near-native proficiency; ATA-certified (English into German)
  • Authored over 40 scientific publications in leading journals in English
  • Well-versed in technical and scientific terminology in English and in German
    with emphasis on physics, mathematics and computer software
  • Translated patents, technical proposals, user manuals, white papers, scientific texts, and books
  • Topics include semiconductor devices, renewable energy sources, electronics, bicycle components, packaging equipment, CNC tools, and other innovative topics
  • Assistant Administrator of the Science and Technology Division, American Translators Association (ATA)
  • Northern California Translators Association (NCTA)

Technical and Scientific Knowledge

  • PhD in physics (Stony Brook University, USA), Fulbright scholar
  • Diplom-Ingenieur (M.S.) in engineering physics (TU Graz, Austria)
  • 6 years of research and teaching experience in physics at Stanford and at MIT, USA
  • Completed courses in Java, Ajax, and Python at UC Santa Cruz, USA
  • Ongoing technical consulting for Edatec, an innovative engineering firm specializing in sanitary process systems


  • CAT Tools: SDL Trados Studio, WordFast Professional, MemSource
  • MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, OpenOce, LaTeX, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, AutoCAD, HTML, XML
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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 36
PRO-level pts: 32

Top languages (PRO)
English to German24
German to English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)8
Engineering (general)4
Computers: Software4
Electronics / Elect Eng4

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Keywords: patents, german, english, science, physics, mathematics, academic, software localization, mobile apps, iPhone, software, IT

Profile last updated
Apr 13

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