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About 50 percent of Smith physics majors attend graduate school in a variety of fields.

Alumni News

Melody Cao '16 is a working on her Ph.D in electrical engineering at MIT.

Emily Kaplan '16 is working on a Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she is a TA in addition to taking classes. Soon she will be doing research with Don Umstadter, studying the interactions of ultra-high intensity laser light with plasma using the 100 terawatt Diocles laster system.

Carolyn Tewksbury '07 works at the Kirkland Air Force Base on classified projects.

Molly Mulligan '05 is completing her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.

Fatima Toor '04 is working on a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Princeton University.

Banu Demirkiran '03 works at Goldman Sachs in risk management.

Cassandra Royce '02 is working on a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago School of Medicine.

Efrosyni Seitaridou '02 completed her Ph.D in applied physics at Caltech and is now an assistant professor at Emory College.

Corin Benedict '01 teaches science at Thetford Academy, the oldest secondary school in Vermont.

Alexa Mattheyses '00 is a postdoctoral fellow in cellular biophysics at the Rockefeller Research Institute in New York.

Melissa Eblen '99 is assistant professor of physics at Carleton College. She earned her Ph.D. in physics from the University of Minnesota.

Ronni Fantini '97 is working on microwave transmission systems in Raytheon. Raytheon paid her for her master's in electrical engineering.

Smita Srinivas '92 is director of Technological Change and Urban Social Policy Unit at Columbia University. She earned her M.S in physics from Yale University, and a Ph.D in economic development and technology planning from M.I.T. Management.

Emily Willis '96 is payload operations director at NASA working on the International Station program.

Vasanthi Chandrasekaram '90 is an executive at Apple.

Graduate Schools Attended by Smith Physics Majors

Boston College (law school)

Boston University (management)

California Techical Institute (applied physics)

Cornell University (materials science; physics)

Dartmouth College (engineering; engineering management)

Duke University (medical physics; physics)

Harvard University (applied physics; biology)

Mayo Clinic (medical school)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (engineering)

Portland State University (education)

Princeton University (engineering)

Purdue University (engineering)

Smith College (education)

University of California. Berkeley (architecture; building science; education; physics)

University of Californina, San Diego (mathematics)

University of Chicago (medical school)

University of Colorado (astrophysics; physics)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (engineering; physics)

University of Michigan (biophysics)

University of Minnesota (physics)

University of Oregon (physics)

University of Rochester (engineering)

University of Washington (electrical engineering)