2023 Mentor: Julia Milton
Systems Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Region: North America
Field: Space Engineering
Profile: Julia Milton currently works as a systems engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) on optical communications for deep space missions. She is also a PhD candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working on her dissertation about policy and technology considerations of developing optical communications systems. Julia has masters degrees in Technology and Policy and Aeronautics and Astronautics and previously worked as a consultant for the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs before joining JPL.