Sirak Mekonen

Faculty Mentor: Yachin Ivry

Direct Supervisor: Karl K. Berggren

Home University: Jackson State University

Academic Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


I was born in Ethiopia. I am a fifth year student 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 engineering, and material sciences and engineering. After graduation, I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in applied physics and engineering. My ultimate goal, as a scientist, is to make significant impacts through my researches 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.