Lia is a Junior at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. She anticipates graduating in May 2021 and is majoring in Physics with minors in Chinese and Mathematics.
Lia is looking forward to interning with the Academy because wants to broaden her perspective beyond just technical studies and to learn more about government agencies and private industry. She believes that her studies in physics have made her more creative in problem solving. Eventually she plans to attend graduate school and become a government researcher.