Grace Young
Grace Young
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: The Potomac School
Major: Ocean Engineering

2013-14: Competed in two regattas as the crew and one as a skipper...finished sixth at the Midweek Tech Regatta (4/17)...ranked 10th at the Midweek Firefly Regatta (10/23)...was the skipper of the 10th-place B Division boat at the Crews Regatta (11/10).

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... 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)...finished 12th in the B Division of the Smith Trophy (10/2).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in ocean engineering...completed internships with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and Mission 31...was an intern at the Woods Hole Oceanographic 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 Prize for Excellence in Ocean Engineering (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...editor and was previously the 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...The Tech arts editor and ballet reviewer...course developer and teacher for the MIT Educational Studies Program...coordinator for mentorship program between MIT women and aspiring women scientists in the Congo and Rwanda...certified master scuba diver.

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