The President manages the board and makes sure the organization keeps to its goals and plans. The President is also the UWIP representative to the UCSD Physics Department.

Ashley Warner 

Ashley Warner is a computational physics major who is stuck doing one of the Triple S’s (studying, sleeping, or snowboarding). Frequently referred to as “Miss Physics” amongst non-physicist peers. Contact the president through the uwip email, or for a faster response at or about any questions, particularly if you are not sure about which member to contact!


The Secretary keeps record of attending members at events, and assists with planning events and maintaining the organization of the organization.


Gretel Mercado

She is a 4th year physics major and minor in computer science. She plans to pursue her interests in particle physics and cosmology in graduate school. Her other interests include reading, studying, philosophy and history, and exploring the outdoors. Contact Gretel at to ask about membership and upcoming events. 


The treasurer is in charge of administering the club’s  general operating funds.

Aishwarya Venkatramani

Second year undergrad doing a double major in biochemistry/chemistry and physics with specialisation in biophysics and minor in mathematics. She is currently doing research in computational chemistry and theoretical biophysics. She enjoys long hikes, travelling and doing anything adventurous.

Board Members 

A board member works closely with the other board members in event planning and other tasks to help the organization meet its goals and plans. 

Skye Yang 

She is a first year biophysics major.

Rashida Doctor

She is a second year physics w/ earth science major.

Darren Nguyen

He is a first year physics w/ specialisation in computational physics major.

Niana Mohommad

She is a first year physics w/ astrophysics major.

Akanksha Saha