Diego Garcia

Member of the 2011 Delegation

Diego is a fourth year Nuclear Engineering and Political Science undergraduate student at the University of Florida. His earlier research experiences include studies in medical physics, creating anthropomorphic phantoms for dosimetry readings for various medical procedures, as well neuroscience research with the University of Florida psychology department. Currently, Diego is part of the University of Florida's University Scholars research program working closely with faculty to develop a multipurpose nuclear battery. While at Florida, Diego has held several leadership positions including Director of Scholarship for the Interfraternity Council and as a Director in Student Government. Diego is also a brother and Scholarship Chairman of the Alpha Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.

After his undergraduate studies Diego intends to pursue a J.D. in the field of intellectual property law, and eventually a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering. Diego is very interested in nuclear public policy, and is planning to one day work closely with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. In his spare time Diego enjoys sports, traveling, and pleasure reading.