Sirak Mekonen

Sirak Mekonen Faculty Mentor: Hugh Churchill

Direct Supervisor: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

Home University: Jackson State University

Academic Department: Physics


I was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I am a rising senior at Jackson State University. I am currently pursing my bachelor degrees in Physics and Computer Engineering. My research interests are in areas of condensed matter physics, applied physics, and material sciences and engineering. After graduation, I plan to purse a PhD. My ultimate goal, as a scientist, is to make significant impacts through my research  and to play an integral role in providing solutions to the key challenges that we face as a society. My hobbies include various sport activities, making acquaintances, and experiencing new challenges.