Daniel Smolkin

Major: Interdisciplinary Physics, Honors Mathematics

Year: 2013

What are you currently doing?: PhD in Mathematics at the University of Utah

How did you decide?: I wanted to learn more math and I wanted to do research

How has physics helped you?: A lot of mathematics (e.g. differential geometry) was motivated by physics and understanding physics helped me understand the math.

Favorite SPS memory: Helping with the physics olympiad