Alex Beach is a second year Ph.D. student in Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Alex is an experimentalist working with topological insulator Josephson junctions, and low temperature transport measurements. He is an Illinois Graduate College Fellow, APS Bridge student, and Alfred P. Sloan 2018-19 Scholar. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts in Physics, with a minor in Molecular Engineering from the University of Chicago, and has a Master's degree in Applied Physics from California State University, Long Beach. He has been a volunteer and mentor for students from underrepresented minorities through multiple mentorship programs, and he plans to continue supporting students from diverse backgrounds and encourage them to pursue STEM research.
BA, Physics, University of Chicago
MS, Physics, California State University Long Beach
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