Eden McEwen : Goldwater Scholarship
Eden McEwen is a junior majoring in physics and astronomy. She hopes to be onthe forefront of the intersection of technological advancement and scientific discovery.Eden wants to help answer questions on exoplanet composition, black hole populations, and stellar dust disks by developing a new generation of more sensitive ground and space-based observatories. Eden has been active in the Society of Physics Student where she has served as Secretary as well as the publication STEMinist Chronicles, where she served as Treasurer and photographer. After graduating Eden wants to pursue a Ph.D. in Astrophysics. Her hope is to conduct research into applications of emerging computational techniques for astronomical instrumentation, as a PI at university or national lab.