Mark Kevin Garcia

University of Washington, Class of 2021
Intended major: Civil Engineering

Mark Kevin Garcia graduated from Renton High School in Renton, WA in 2017. During high school he actively participated in the Science Olympiad, and the Future Business Leaders of America. He also served as a Food Bank Volunteer at International Drop-In Center.

Education, Honors, and Awards

  • Clean Energy ALVA Intern, Summer 2017
  • Bothell High School Graduate, 2017
  • Washington State Opportunity Scholar 2017
  • ACE Mentoring Scholarship Recipient 2017
  • Washington Science Olympiad State Tournament Winner, 2017
  • Optics in Regionals for Science Olympiad Winner, 2017
  • FBLA Regionals Winner, 2017

Research Interests

As a Clean Energy ALVA intern during the summer of 2017 and part of the Yu Lab, Kevin's project involved trying to determine whether adding a saline layer between the zinc oxide electron transport layer and the perovskite layer prevents or slows down the deprotonation of methylammonium in the perovskite. After conducting our experiments, Kevin concluded that saline slows down the deprotonation, but only for some set-ups.

Kevin is considering research on the applications of biomimicry on built environments.

Contact Our Organization

Lisa Peterson, Director
Gerberding G76
Phone: (206)685-2593
lisapete@uw.edu

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Gerberding G76
Phone: (206) 543-3306
lrobin@uw.edu

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Gerberding G76
Phone: (360)508-3603
mariz@uw.edu

USPS mail:
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Box 351202
Seattle, WA 98195

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