Meet the Science Ambassadors

Every semester, winners of the Science Ambassador Scholarship create new videos to show us what they’re learning at school.

Eva, 2019 Winner

An illustration of Eva by Ashley Lukashevsky

Eva is a freshman at MIT studying Physics. Some of her favorite subjects in school are relativity and topology. In her free time she likes to swim, sculpt, and watch TV shows like Twin Peaks and The Office.

The Duality of Electricity and Magnetism

The Duality of Electricity and Magnetism 12/03/19

Eva’s 2019 Application Video

Eva’s Application Video 12/10/18

Laura, 2018 Winner

An illustration of Laura by Ashley Lukashevsky

Laura is a sophomore at MIT studying Bioengineering. Her two favorite subjects are genetics and immunology. Laura grew up in Kirkland, Washington with her siblings and pet rabbit. In her free time, she loves to play the saxophone, build cardboard creations, and listen to podcasts.

Hyperspectral Imaging

Hyperspectral Imaging 12/03/19

Dipeptide Pesticides

Dipeptide Pesticides 05/17/19

Ocular Nanorobots

Ocular Nanorobots 01/18/19

Laura’s 2018 Application Video

Laura’s Application Video 12/11/17

Anna, 2017 Winner

An illustration of Anna by Ashley Lukashevsky

Anna is a junior at Harvey Mudd college studying Physics. Her favorite classes are Mechanics and Intro to Linguistics. This summer, she’s doing research in particle physics, looking for patterns in data from particle accelerators. Anna grew up in Maryland, in the DC metro area. She loves dogs, Parks and Recreation, and her favorite fruit is banana.

The Higgs & the Hierarchy Problem

The Higgs & the Hierarchy Problem 12/03/19

Special Relativity

Special Relativity 05/17/19

The Postulates of Special Relativity

The Postulates of Special Relativity 01/18/19

Finding Exoplanets & Center of Mass

Finding Exoplanets & Center of Mass 06/21/18

A Little History on Neutrinos

A Little History on Neutrinos 01/29/18

Anna’s 2017 Application Video

Anna’s Application Video 12/09/16

Sona, 2016 Winner

An illustration of Sona by Ashley Lukashevsky

Sona graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019, majoring in Materials Science and Engineering. While in school, she spent her free time researching in the lab, volunteering at West Philadelphia high schools, and dancing with her friends on Penn Raas. She was recently awarded the full-ride Thouron Award to earn a masters degree in advanced engineering.

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells 01/18/19

3D Printing

3D Printing 06/21/18


Photovoltaics 08/14/17


Polymers 12/09/16

Sona’s 2016 Application Video

Sona’s Application Video 12/05/15