Megan Mirkhanian

Title: 
Bio Laboratory Assistant
M.S. Student in Civil & Environmental Engineering at UCI
Company: 
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
Education: 

B.S. in Earth System Science (UC Irvine - 2019)

Career Path: 

I received my B.S. degree in Earth System Science winter (2019) quarter and will continue my M.S. degree in Civil and environmental engineering this upcoming fall (2019) at UCI.

I am currently a laboratory assistant at Southern California Coastal Water Research Project where the health of aquatic ecosystems are evaluated.

I plan to further focus my graduate education on water/energy nexus, environmental hazards, and climate change.

Career Experience: 
geophysics, hydrometeorology, and ocean biogeochemistry
Personal Interests: 
I was a student-athlete, part of the Track and Field team, within my undergraduate years at UCI, there being, sports is a huge part of my life.
Running competitively and for fun is a huge interest of mine, but besides running, I enjoy watching and playing basketball and baseball.
Type of Students: 
Those interested in the field of Earth Science. I have much knowledge on what classes to take and how to balance your class schedule, specifically because I just graduated.
Number of Students I can Mentor: 
2
Joined Date: 
1 year 11 months ago
Ideal Mentoring Relationship: 
I am open to discuss and answer any questions one might have! Moreover, I am open to answer questions outside the topics of education and careers.
As far as meeting up, I am available to meet every month on campus or around campus (UTC, etc.). If urgent, I can plan to meet that same day in person, or through email, phone, or any other means of social media.