Home Institution: Lewis & Clark
Research Project: Engineering the properties of quantum defects
UW Mentor(s): Kai-Mei Fu
Q: What are your physics/science interests?
I'm primarily interested in quantum, specifically quantum-optics, and
that's what I have experience doing research in. I'm also interested in
fluid dynamics and astronomy, though I've had less opportunities to study
them outside of class.
Q: What are your other interests?
I play lacrosse at school and love to watch and play most sports. I also
love to hike and ride my bike. In my free time I love watching movies and
Q: What would you like to do after college?
I plan to go to grad school to pursue a PhD.
Q: Tell us one strange but interesting fact about yourself.
I used to be certified to be a firefighter.
Q: What first sparked your interest in Physics?
Junior year of high school I took physics and astronomy and was obsessed
with both in a way I hadn't been with any other course up that point.
Q: If you could have any pet what would it be?
Honestly just a couple of dogs is all I need.
Q: If you had a free month and unlimited funds, how would you spend
I would spend most of it traveling and the rest just with my friends and
Q: If you could get a grant to study anything what would it be?
Life at the bottom of the ocean.