Daniela Olivera Velarde

Graduate student in the laboratory of Bulent Aydogan

I am a student from Bolivia who joined the GPMP in 2020 after earning my bachelor’s degree in physics with a minor in math. As an undergraduate, I did research in nuclear physics. As a first-year student in the medical physics program, I did research in therapy and imaging labs. Now I work on developing an implantable resonator to measure the oxygen levels in tumors to potentially aid in the treatment of cervical cancer. What I love the most about our medical physics program is how hard faculty work on improving the courses based on students’ suggestions.