The disciplined approach to problem-solving developed by the study of physics is particularly valuable for students entering high-tech fields, business, medicine and the law.
Other recent Knox alumni with a major in physics have completed graduate degrees in physics as well as astronomy, mathematics, science, education, and an array of fields of engineering.
Some are pursuing their education...
- Graduate Student, Physics, Montana State University, Saransh Bharat ’21
- Graduate Student, Geophysics & Seismology, University of Minnesota, Bill Tate ’21
- Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University McKelvey School of Engineering, Bhumika Gupta ’21
- Graduate Student, Physics, California State University, Los Angeles, Jelani Givens II ’20
- Ph.D. Candidate, Geological and Geosciences, The Ohio State University, Jack Dechow ’19
- Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering, UC Irvine, Quinn Sharp ’19
Many pursue careers in research and engineering...
- Data Analyst, InstaHub, Immanuel Odarteifio ’21
- Field Service Technician, Conduent, Juan Soto ’20
- Freelance Web Developer & Software Engineer, Self- Employed, James Barrington ’19
- Director of Online Community and Technology Infrastructure, Prince of Peace Lutheran, Alex Fluegel ’19
- FPGA Engineer, IMC Trading, William Parkinson ’19
- Senior Technical Specialist, Maximus, Kirsten Carlson ’17
- Software Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Alex Zhou ’17
- Test Engineer, Chirp Microsystems, Inc., William Fuller ’17
- Engineering Specialist, The Aerospace Corporation, Emily Jackson ’08
- Systems Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Karen Fernsler ’91
Some go into education...
- Mathematics Tutor, Carl Sandburg College, Audrey Fisher ’20
- Substitute Teacher, Galesburg District 205 Schools, Zachary Gregory ’19
- Math Aide, Mundelein High School, Brett Sorby ’12
- Physics Teacher, Haverhill Public Schools, Sujan Niraula ’05
And some have found success in other fields...
- Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy, Andrew Sparrow ’16
- GCIB Credit Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Shih Goh ’11
- Distribution Sales Manager, Taiyo Yuden Inc., Gary Novak ’09