2021 Student cohort

Meet the 2021 student cohort

The 2021 UWB Physics REU Program is supported by NSF REU award #2050928 with additional funding from NSF, the UWB Physical Sciences Division, the UW Research Royalty Fund, and Washington NASA Space Grant.

Below you will find information about the talented students who will be working with us during  summer 2021. More information will be added soon.

Students listed in alphabetical order by last name.


Adrienne Beggs

Berea College


Mikel Charles

UW Bothell

Mentor: Dr. Paola Rodríguez Hidalgo


Cora DeFrancesco

University of Oklahoma


Andrew Evans

Sonoma State University

Mentor: Dr. Luisa T. Buchman


Beth Gallatin

South Puget Sound Community College


Wendy Garcia Naranjo

UW Bothell

Mentor: Dr. Paola Rodríguez Hidalgo


Kyle Gersbach

UW Bothell

Mentor: Dr. Joey Shapiro Key


Nathnael Kahassai

University of North Carolina


August Muller

Haverford College


Cuauhtliztac Nicholas

Green River College


Alicia Palmerin

Colgate College


Michael Parker

William & Mary


Myrla Phillippe

University of Central Florida


Kaia Smith

Scripps College


Andrea Wooley

Western Washington University

Mentor: Dr. Rachel Scherr