Mark Olson

PhD Student, First Year
UC Berkeley


Background

Mark Olson graduated with highest honors from UC Berkeley in May of 2021 with a B.A. in mathematics and a minor in computer science. While studying at Berkeley he worked at the Center for Integrative Planetary Science, developing and testing crystal structure search algorithms. He was also a TA for a computer architecture course. On a more personal note, Mark enjoys tennis, baking, playing the piano, and studying Swedish.