Grace Young
Grace Young
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: The Potomac School
Major: Ocean Engineering

2012-13: Competed in one regatta as the crew...won the B Division of the FJ Invite (9/9).

2011-12: Competed in four regattas as the crew...captured sixth place in the A Division of the Toni Deutsch Regatta (9/11)...claimed eighth place in the A Division of the Mrs. Hurst Bowl (9/18) and the B Division of the Stu Nelson Trophy (10/23)...finished seventh in the B Division of the Regis Trophy (9/25).

2010-11: Competed in four regattas as the crew...finished 12th in the B Division of the Smith Trophy (10/2)...placed eighth at the Midweek Tech Invite (10/19) and in the A Division of the Wood Trophy (3/12)...ranked ninth in the Central Series 4 B Division (4/9).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in ocean engineering with a minor in architecture...was an intern at the Woods Hole Oceanic Institution where she worked on unmanned aerial vehicles for ocean surveying...created a software package for Dalitz analysis within ROOT as an intern at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)...researched Bayesian statistical analysis relating to bioinformatics at the Harvard-MIT Cybernetics Laboratory...studied ion traps for use within quantum computing at the Joint Quantum Institute...studied electrical properties of carbon-nanotubes at the Johns Hopkins Center for Applied Physics...Robert Bruce Wallace MIT Academic Prize (2012-13)...National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's Ernest F. Hollings Scholar (2012-13)...Marine Technology Society Remotely Operated Vehicles Scholarship (2012-13)...Society of Women Engineers Life Technologies Scholarship (2012-13)...recipient of the 2011-12 Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship...president of the MIT chapter of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers...Gordon Engineering Leadership Program...MIT Community Catalyst Program...MIT Arts Scholar...vice-president of MIT Undergraduate Women in Physics...Board of Topic Experts and writer for the MIT Entrepreneurship Review...student representative for the MIT Provost's MacVicar Advisory Committee...MIT Marine Robotics Team...staff writer for The Tech...course developer and teacher for the MIT Educational Studies Program...certified master scuba diver.

High School: Attended the Potomac School...Siemens Scholar.