Exploration of how and why things work, from the very big to very small.
- Financial analyst
- Medical physicist
- National security analyst
- Systems analyst
Internship & Graduate
Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, Ariz, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, N.M., Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, Va., NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, Md., Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, Va.
GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Duke University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, Purdue University, University of Arizona, University of Kentucky, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of Tennessee, University of Wisconsin, Washington University, St. Louis
OLIVIA CASTELLINI ’99
Olivia earned a doctorate in physics from the University of Wisconsin. She is a senior exhibit developer at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, where she was a member of the team that created “Science Storms,” an exhibition about the science that underlies natural phenomena. She has been interviewed on several television programs and by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.
EVAN ZELESNIK ’16
Evan is pursuing a master’s degree in aerospace engineering at Utah State University, where he does energy analytics for Tesla Inc. and its solar-energy subsidiary, SolarCity Corp. He was a summer intern at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Avery Archer, Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis. Interested in high-energy astrophysics and particle physics.
Howard Brooks, Ph.D., University of Missouri- Rolla. Conducts balloon-assisted stratospheric experiments.
Thomas Grier ’18, physics lab manager. Interested in physics education and light pollution.
Jacob Hale, Ph.D., Purdue University. Interested in high-speed fluid dynamics.
Mary Kertzman, Ph.D., University of Minnesota. Interested in high-energy gamma ray astrophysics.
Alexander Komives, Ph.D., Indiana University. Studies nuclear physics and weak interactions.