Danica Adams
Danica Adams
Height: 5-4
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Novato, Calif.
High School: UC Berkeley
Major: Planetary Science
Event: Ba/Fr

Research and STEM activities
Awaiting publication for research on the influence of Mars' magnetic topology on ionospheric structure at NASA's Mars Atmospheric and Volatile Evolution mission...Honored to give an oral presentation at the 2017 Fall AGU Meeting...Awaiting publication for research on the influence of aggregate (rather than spherical) haze particles on exoplanet spectra...An Astronomy Ambassador with the American Astronomical Society from 2016-18.

Prior to Caltech
CA/NV Section B finalist in 200m Back...6th place Pacific swimming 1650y (2016) and 1500m (2017) Free...Ranks among the Terrapin Swim Team Top 10 in 1650y Free...2x First in Pacific swimming 1650y Free (2013-14), FW age group champion 1650y Fr...Nominated by UC Berkely faculty for the Association of Women Geoscientists Woman Award in May 2018...Barry S. Goldwater Scholar Foundation Honorable Mention.


Daughter of Jeannine and John...Has one older sister, Julia...Highly accomplished in ballet...has participated in six seasons of the Oakland Ballet's Nutcracker...Attended the Joffrey Ballet School's Pre-Professional Intensive and admitted to summer intensives at Bolshoi Ballet Academy, ABT, The Rock School (highest level) among others.