Honors Fellowships

Catherine King

King, Catherine - SquareName: Catherine King
Title of Project:
  Mathematically Modeling Zooplankton Mortality Rates
Advisor:   Sarah Day
Honors Department: Mathematics

My project will work with existing data on zooplankton mortality rates to come up with a more accurate zooplankton population model. Modeling zooplankton accurately is becoming increasingly important because zooplankton can have a critical impact on several environmental issues including climate change.

Hometown:  Vienna, VA
Majors: Mathematics
Future Plans: I plan on attending graduate school in a mathematics-related field.
Hobbies:  I enjoy playing the piano, editing films, and discussing politics.
Fun Fact: I can speak Italian

 

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