3rd Year Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Earth Sciences PhD
Summer plans: This summer I will be traveling to Western Ireland with my co-advisor, Dr. Andrew Kennedy. Alongside our Irish collaborators, we will be co-teaching a summer field school on storms and coastal boulder transport and deposition at Kylemore and on the Aran Islands. Then, I will be conducting fieldwork on the island where we have an ongoing coastal boulder experiment! For the rest of the summer, I will be analyzing data and working to understand how the large winter storms from the Atlantic Ocean changed the shoreline morphology (what it looks like, what it is made of, and much more)!
What are you most looking forward to this summer? On a research-related note, I am most looking forward to combining my passions for research and teaching this summer while on this Ireland research trip! I am excited to use this summer to dive deeper into my research and also to share how my research “rocks” at outreach events and conferences. In my free time this summer, I am looking forward to camping, kayaking, and exploring all of Indiana’s state parks!
You can learn more about Hannah’s research on her Academic Twitter account: @sperogeology
Summer plans: This summer, I will be focusing on my research project. At present, I am working in Prof. Sinder’s group with the aim to fabricate an AlN resonator device and then measure the device characteristics. I will also try to work on the fabrication of an ACL (Adiabatic Capacitive Logic) device and I am expecting that this summer I can do a good amount of work for my upcoming research project.
Summer plans: I will be working for OIT and Grad Student Life for the summer. I will also be attending Convivio Conference in Italy, attending the Kenyon Review’s Writers Workshop in Gambier, Ohio, and resting, relaxing, and finishing the first draft of my thesis.
What are you most looking forward to this summer? I am most looking forward to reading literature for myself. Graduate school requires a ton of reading – but not usually for enjoyment. Reading for me and not an assignment will help me de-stress. Eating amazing food and drinking amazing wine in Italy is a very close second to what I am most looking forward to!
Summer plans: I will be working as an educator for the Kennedy Space Center in Florida! I’m looking forward to playing beach volleyball, getting my certification in running the simulators, and learning more about aerospace and how we build shuttles, missiles, and rockets!
What are you most looking forward to this summer? I’m looking forward to playing beach volleyball, getting my certification in running the simulators and learning more about Aerospace and how we build shuttles, missiles, and rockets!
Summer plans: I am traveling to Goa, India, in early June to board a research vessel that will be studying the early onset/formation of monsoons in the Arabian Sea. The ship campaign is called the Arabian Sea Transition Layer (ASTraL) project, and it will employ atmospheric and oceanographic measurements to better understand and characterize the formation of ‘mini warm pools’ that form in certain regions of the Indian Ocean. After the 2-week cruise, I will be traveling with 2 of my labmates to see the Taj Mahal and other destinations within India. Other than that, I am also excited to be a part of the Graduate Orientation Team to help organize the Graduate Student Orientation in August!
What are you most looking forward to this summer? I am looking forward to my international travels!
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