2019 Students present summer research — Friday, Aug. 9

August 6, 2019


CAMBRIDGE—On Friday, August 9, students from Banneker Institute's 2019 program (B5) presented their research in attendance of fellow students, affiliated programs, and the Center for Astrophysics community.

Where to watch

Phillips Auditorium

Friday, August 9
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

Watch online

A link will be posted to view the event recording on Youtube. Individual students presentations will be posted to the website soon.

Link To Be Posted

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Student Profile: Jea Adams

August 2, 2019


ADAMS (B5 Affiliate)

Amherst College | Amherst, MA | 2021


Academic Major: Physics, Mathematics


Hometown: Georgetown, Guyana

“I love LEGOs! My little sister and cousin really drew me in with the amazing frameworks they'd build and I couldn't stop experimenting with all the cool things LEGOs allowed you to do. I spent my first year in the US as a volunteer at the Brooklyn Public Library teaching kindergarten and elementary school children how to create interesting structures and robots with those fun little blocks.”

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Student Profile: Dakotah Tyler

July 19, 2019

DAKOTAH TYLER (B5 Affiliate)

University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH | 2020


Academic Major: Physics (Astrophysics)


Hometown: Indianapolis, IN


“I played Division I football at the University of Kentucky and graduated with a BS in Community & Leadership Development before returning to school to pursue a passion in Astronomy.”


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Student Profile: Dorsa Majidi

July 19, 2019


UCLA | Los Angeles, CA | 2021


Academic Major: Physics


Hometown: Tehran, Iran


“I am a lover of poetry. I grew up in an environment where poetry was highly appreciated and almost all stories were told through poems. I developed a passion for them and started writing my own poems when I was in middle school.”


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