Pavlina Karafillis
Pavlina Karafillis
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winchester, Mass.
High School: The Winsor School
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2016-17: Competed in three regattas as a junior all as the crew … placed second in the B Division at the Harvard Invitational, seventh in the A Division at the FJ Invitational and 15th in the A Division at the Loder Trophy … [SEASON RESULTS]

Competed in four regattas as a junior ... helped the B-Division boat to ninth and team to fifth at the Loder Trophy (9/26-27) ... rounded out the fall season with sixth place finish in the A-Division at the Crews Regatta (11/8) and sixth in team racing at the Horn Trophy (11/7-8) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

2014-15: Competed in four regattas as a sophomore ... placed first in boat 2 at the Midweek Firelfy (4/23) ... was fourth at the Harvard Invitational (10/5) ... placed sixth at the Oberg Trophy (4/19) and ninth in the Angry Beavers boat at the Firefly/FJ Invite (10/19) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … Completed a UROP in Nuclear Science and Engineering Department at MIT … also interned at Covaris and NASA in the Jet Propulsion Lab ... summer Research Intern at the RLE on network coding … MIT Sea Grant Ocean Science Intern …  published "An Algorithm for Improving Sliding Window Network Coding in TCP" … CRUD development on nuclear reactors publication in process - "Experimental Multiscale Methodology for Predicting Material Fouling Resistance" ... student TA ... GE Star Award ... participated in Make MIT.

High School: A 2013 graduate of the Winsor School … Lettered four times in Sailing and seven times in cross country ... 2008 NEPSTA champion (junior varsity) ... mock trial (club head) ... curling ... philosophy club ... science team ... two-time mock trial state champion ... Madras Science Prize for Excellence in Physics ...Summa Cum Laude on National Latin Exam paper (published in CISS 2013).