California Institute of Technology
Raised in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Adam Jermyn studied physics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. While there, he conducted research in the biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease, solar energy, astrophysics, and quantum computing, co-authored publications in Nature Communications and Physical Review B, and presented his work at national meetings of the American Physical Society. He has also served on several faculty committees, worked as a teaching assistant for both laboratory and theory courses, and begun writing a textbook on wave mechanics. As a Marshall scholar, Adam will investigate the possibilities for planet formation in binary star systems.