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EE Nanotechnology | Fellows|NSF GK-12

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Chemical & Petroleum Engineering (Dept. 3295)
1000 E. University Ave
Megan S. Candelaria - Coordinator
Office: 221 Physical Science
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-290-0058

PhD Candidate in Condensed Matter Physics, Physics and Astronomy Dept.
I left the hot and humid weather of the South for the frigid arctic awesomeness of Wyoming and surrounding Rockies, in order to pursue my passion for Physics and science. I haven’t looked back since and don’t plan on going back anytime soon. I am so glad to be a part of such an awesome program, EE Nano Tech, and be able to share my passion for science alongside such great grad students. In my spare time I enjoy rock climbing, mountaineering, and sky-diving, really anything to get my blood pumping. I am an avid firearm shooting enthusiast. I basically love anything that scares the willies out of me. I look forward to what the future holds for me and my family.

M.S. Candidate in Department of Geology & Geophysics
Science has been my passion since I was very young and I’m lucky to be a part of such a wonderful and diverse group of scientists here at the University of Wyoming. I’m greatly looking forward to sharing my enthusiasm for science in classrooms across the state. When I’m not working on research, I try to spend as much time outside as I possibly can. I enjoy rock climbing and mountain biking and in the winter I love to go skate-skiing and snowboarding. But wherever I go, or whatever I’m doing, it’s a sure bet that my two rescue dogs are alongside me for the adventure. Go ‘Pokes!

MBA and Masters of Petroleum Engineering
While getting my MBA and Masters in Engineering has been a huge academic goal of mine, I am quite new to the field of Nanotechnology. I am greatly looking forward to being able to give back some scientific and real world knowledge to the Wyoming schools. My family and friends are very important to me, and I try to spend as much time with them as I can. Something that I love to do in my spare time is travel! Having taken amazing opportunities that were presented to me, I've manged to backpack around the world. I have spent time in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, France, and pretty much all of Europe! I'm a bit of an adrenaline aficionado, and love bungee jumping, SCUBA diving and skydiving! Running with the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain will get anyone's heart pumping! Having left the state of Wyoming for both work and leisure, I have truly come to appreciate the wonderful qualities that are virtually unique to the area. You don't know what you have 'till it's gone, or in this case, until you leave Wyoming.

MBA and Masters of Petroleum Engineering
I am a Wyoming native. I love outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and hiking. After being out of the state working for the last three years I am very excited to return to the University of Wyoming and continue my education. I enjoy playing and watching sports especially football and basketball. I think my unique combination of education and work experience will be a valuable addition to the EE Nano program as well as the local Wyoming students.   

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