Once I learned what science was really about, I knew that's what I wanted to do."
The incoming class of 2013 is made up of 24 students:
- 13 men, 11 women
- 17 US citizens, 7 international students
- Fifteen students are beginning graduate school straight from their undergraduate studies. Nine others spent time working, traveling or completing Master's degrees before beginning graduate school.
- There are six countries represented in the first year class (China, Japan, Korea, Spain, Turkey and the United States). Thirty-three countries are represented in the graduate program overall.