Alumni (Scholar)

Justin Starr

Randolph P. Barton Family Jefferson Scholar
Leetsdale, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
B.S. University of Virginia (2008)
M.S. University of Florida (2012)
Ph.D. University of Florida (2014)


Honor Committee, Engineering representative, Counsel · Engineering Student Council, Honor liaison · Madison House, Tutoring Program director · Kappa Kappa Psi, executive vice president, pledge class president · Horns for Hurricane Victims, president, founder · Days on the Lawn · Watson House Council · U.Va. Recycling Watson House conservation advocate · Monroe Society, public relations chair · Virginia Pep Band · Cavalier Marching Band, uniform staff · HOOps basketball band · Olympic sports band · Bands of America Honor Band, Tournament of Roses parade · International Relations Organization · Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble · Nanoscale and Emerging Technologies Club, founding member, publicity chair · HSBC Institute on Environment and the Economy, selected participant · EPA Science Forum 2008, poster presentation on robotic imaging technology · Undergraduate Research Network · Galloway Lab research assistant · Photography published in The Birch, Winter 2008, undergraduate journal of Slavic Culture · RedZone Achievement Award · National Society of Collegiate Scholars · Dean’s List · Rodman Scholar · Echols Scholar

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