Alumni (Scholar)

Ian Czekala

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Rocky Point, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
M.A. Harvard University (2012)
Ph.D. Harvard University (2016)


Madison House, Community Bikes; Catholic Student Ministry; Rodman Scholars Council, past president and alumni relations chair, president, academic chair; Rodman student advisor; Dark Skies, Bright Kids; The Spectra Engineering and Applied Science Undergraduate Research Journal, editor; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, president, treasurer; U.Va. Engineering, contributor; RodChat, writer; Engineering Open House volunteer; Virginia Men's Crew; Outdoors at U.Va.; Sigma Gamma Tau, vice president, secretary; Raven-ODK First Year Award; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; American Astronomical Society Chambliss Student Achievement Poster Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Aerospace Engineering Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi; Raven Society; Dean's List; Rodman Scholar

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