Undergraduate Staff Listing 2020-2021

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Alina Nesen

Alina Nesen
Computer Science
anesen@purdue.edu

I am the Computer Science representative of the Graduate Women in Science Program. I am in my sixth year of PhD program working with Professor Bharat Bhargava. My research interests are machine learning and multimodal deep learning. I earned my BS/MS in Applied Math from Dnipro National University. In my free time, I like to meet new people, spend time with my friends and family, travel and read. Feel free to connect with any questions.

Amanda Rudolph

Amanda Rudolph
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science
rudolph4@purdue.edu

I am the EAPS representative in the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am working towards my PhD in Planetary Science and my current research focuses on geologic mapping of Mars using orbital data. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Geology at Western Washington University in Washington state. I am excited to be a part of the WISP leadership team here at Purdue!

Bhagya Subrayan

Bhagya Subrayan
Physics
bsubraya@purdue.edu

I am the Physics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a third-year graduate student working with Dr. Danny Milisavljevic in the Time Domain Astrophysics Group.  My research involves modelling stellar atmospheres and deriving explosion properties from supernova light curves. In our group, I am also a part of REFITT, a recommender engine which uses AI to prioritize and tailor optimal astronomical observations in real time for scientific utility. I am South Indian who enjoys cooking, reading, playing volleyball, working out and travelling in my free-time. I look forward to be a part of the WISP Leadership Team this year, to help and support fellow graduate women.

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Caroline Lee
Statistics
lee3616@purdue.edu

I am the Statistics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs Leadership Team. I am a first year PhD student in Statistics. I earned my BS in Statistics and Economics with a minor in mathematics from Texas A&M University. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, creating art, and playing various video games. Feel free to reach out to me via email for any questions/comments!

Chen Sun

 

Chen Sun
Biological Sciences
sun647@purdue.edu

I am the Biological Sciences representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Dr. Wen Jiang's lab and my research focuses on structure determination with cryo-EM. I love swimming, cooking, gathering with friends, and reading books in my free time. I am excited to be a part of the WISP leadership team. Please feel free to email me with any questions.

Daniela Sanchez

Daniela Mesa Sanchez
Chemistry
dmesasan@purdue.edu

I am the Chemistry representative of the Graduate Women in Science Program. I am a fourth year PhD student in analytical chemistry. My research focuses on the application and development of mass spectrometry imaging techniques under the direction of Dr. Julia Laskin. In my free time, I enjoy binge-watching television, attending all sort of theater and musical performances, and reading. I look forward to serving as part of the WISP leadership team!

Sofia Martinez Alberga

Sofia Martinez Alberga
Mathematics
mart1789@purdue.edu

I am the Mathematics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs leadership team.  I am a second year graduate student pursuing my Ph.D in Mathematics. I earned my BS in Mathematics from the University of California, Riverside.  Outside of academics I enjoy listening to music, watching the latest indy films, playing/watching sports (especially soccer), and being with family. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions and/or suggestions for WISP.

Surbhi Sood

Surbhi Sood
PULSe
sood9@purdue.edu

I am the PULSe representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs Leadership Team. I am a third-year graduate student in Dr. Emily Dykhuizen's Lab in the MCMP Department. My research focus is on transcriptional regulation mediated by chromatin remodeler complex. Besides research I enjoy painting and cooking with friends. I look forward to serving on the WISP leadership team.