I want to be an innovator. With a good enough understanding of how the world works, I’ll be able to manipulate the laws of physics to benefit society.
I chose to be a physics major because I want to be an innovator. With a good enough understanding of how the world works, I’ll be able to manipulate the laws of physics to benefit society. I used to be a space physics major, but I recently changed my major to engineering physics because I will get the best of both worlds with this degree: the skill sets for both theoretical and experimental physics.
I am most passionate about solar winds and find the ability of geomagnetic storms to disrupt technology we’ve become so reliant on fascinating. I want to study the ionosphere and magnetosphere, with a focus on solar winds, and I want to create solar wind-resistant technology. I plan to do an internship at a satellite company or laboratory, and have my eyes set on SAIL (Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Laboratory). After moving cross country to a better program that aligned with my goals, I was able to secure a job as a Fleet Attendant at Starship Technologies.
This scholarship award allowed me to become a full-time student again, lessening my financial burdens and giving me hope. I am truly grateful for being selected as a recipient of this award because without it, it would be difficult for me to continue my education.