Andrés is a sophomore at HMC. He is currently investigating how organisms use elastic materials to store and release energy, but is generally interested in mathematically modeling living systems. Outside of class, he enjoys watching TV and playing board games with his friends.
Nick Heller is a sophomore in physics at HMC. His research interests include biophysics, particle physics, and renewable energy. He also has a keen interest for interdisciplinary problems in physics. Outside of physics, Nick enjoys climbing mountains and playing the piano.
A first-year student at HMC, Winnie’s research interests include environmental science and green technologies. She is especially interested in how ecology and climate change intersect. Outside of research, she enjoys oil painting and gardening!
Prof. Mark Ilton
After recently joining the Department of Physics at HMC in 2018, Prof. Ilton is seeking curious and enthusiastic students interested in Soft Matter and Biomechanics to join the PoSM Lab. When not in the classroom or lab, you will likely find him in the yoga studio, biking around town, or relaxing in the back yard.