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“At heart I’m still looking for good stories that explain things I see in the world around me,” says senior Kevin Zhou.

Photo: Casey Atkins “At heart I’m still looking for good stories that explain things I see in the world around me,” says senior Kevin Zhou.
Photo: Casey Atkins

Kevin Zhou: Seeking new stories about the physical world

MIT senior will pursue theoretical physics studies as a Marshall Scholar.

Jonathan Mingle | MIT News correspondent
April 20, 2017

Kevin Zhou wants to tell new stories about the physical world we inhabit.

“My life plan has always been to eventually become a theoretical physicist,” says the MIT senior.  

The plan seems to be working. About to graduate with dual degrees in physics and mathematics, Zhou is a co-author on three papers being published this month in peer-reviewed journals. This fall, he will head to Cambridge University as a 2017 Marshall Scholar.
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