Summer 2019 Externships

In San Diego, Harrison Sweet worked at Cibus, a biotech company that aims to responsibly enhance native plant traits to transform food and agriculture.
Ashley Davidson analyzed data collected by the Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey (TESS) at the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research in Cambridge, Mass.
William Belcher used artificial intelligence to predict failures in materials and machinery at the UVA Center for Visual and Decision Informatics in Charlottesville, S.C.
Tate Ellinwood created autonomous watercraft using Tupperware at the Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.
Sarah Hughes studied the connection between common cosmetics and vulvodynia at Macalester Collete in St. Paul, Minn.
Olivia Lee worked at The GW School of Engineering & Applied Science in Washington, D.C. to help develop a new concept for the seismic design of post-tensioned shear walls.
At Rockefeller University in New York City, Liam Pharr investigated the mechanisms by which organisms are put into a state of embryonic diapause, or suspended animation.
Michaela Purvis studied the locations where CrebA, an important transcription factor, binds during salivary gland organogenesis at the John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md.
Varun Reddy investigated the efficacy of an FDA-approved drug used to treat Sickle Cell Disease at Texas Children's Hospital.
Christopher Robles used his computer programming knowledge at The Applied Logic, Programming Languages, and Systems Laboratory (ALPS) at UT Dallas.
Abhi Yerramreddy completed a virtual externship at Swensa, an IOT tech company focused on creating products and solutions to simplify complex business processes.