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Laura M. Lee

Professional ​

High Energy, Reliable, and Highly Motivated student with a strong academic background in Astronomy and Physics. 3.5 Years into a rigorous Astronomy undergraduate program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Recognized for being driven, organized, and personable. Open to pursuing opportunities to conduct research, and develop skills within the Physics & Astronomy field.

Strong track record of results:

  • Working independently and demonstrating learning agility to solve complex problems.

  • Leveraging strong technical acumen to operate, maintain, and understand complex hardware and software.

Space Center Houston, Houston, TX     
05/2019 to 08/2019
Summer Educational Program Internship
  • Designed and implemented educational camp experiences related to NASA’s ongoing areas of research.
  • Engaged in public education sessions with Space Center visitors about space exploration.
  • Aided in the production of special event experiences, and worked in conjunction with several companies (NASA, Boeing, and YHWY Games).



Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ
09/2018 to Present
Teacher Assistant – Campus Observatory
  • Engaged with highly technical equipment in a workshop environment.
  • Maintained observatory hardware and software to improve overall instrument performance.
  • Operated a radio antenna, meteor camera, as well as various developmental-stage telescopes and novel instruments.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ
08/2017 to 08/2019
Orientation Leader
  • Charged with helping a group of new students adapt to campus life.
  • Worked closely with new students and their families on a wide variety of topics including academics, student involvement, and housing options.
  • Educated the students on healthy relationships, informing them of counselors and campus security outreach protocol.
  • Introduced students to campus life by providing mentorship their first few days in college.
Key Courses Taken

Physics I 

Physics II 

Physics III 

Electricity and Magnetism

Modern Physics 

Quantum Mechanics


Particle Physics and Cosmology

General Astronomy

Intermediate Astronomy


Techniques of Observational Astronomy

Senior Research Thesis

Key Skills







Microsoft Office

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Bachelor of Science, Astronomy, with a Minor in Mathematics (May 2020)

Senior Thesis: Eclipsing Binary Solar Masses (Published January 2021)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.47.
  • Recipient of Chancellor Scholarship; Women of Excellence Award.
  • Student Athlete: Member and Marketing Chair of the Eagle Dance Team.
  • Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, 2018,
    Utah State University.
  • 235th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society,
    Honolulu, HI (2020).
    • Poster presentation covering Senior Thesis: The First Visual Orbit of a WN Star.​
  • Delta Phi Epsilon, Social Chair (2019-Present); Former VP of Academic of Affairs (2018-2019)
  • Society of Physics Student, Secretary (2018-2020).
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society (2020).
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