2018
Alumni (Fellow)

Hayley Williamson

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Fellow
Chesterfield, Virginia
Degrees:
B.S. Randolph-Macon College (2013)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2018)
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Engineering in Physics

Bio:

Hayley Williamson is a 2019 Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from the University of Virginia. Her dissertation used a combination of Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN spacecraft data analysis and numerical modeling to examine transient phenomena in the upper atmosphere of Mars. She is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Space Physics in Kiruna, Sweden, studying data from the Rosetta spacecraft. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., she received a Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics with a minor in Astrophysics from Randolph-Macon College in 2013.

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