Ashwin Singh – 2023 Wonderfest Science Envoy

Ashwin Singh is a fourth-year physics PhD student at UC Berkeley who is interested in atomic, molecular, and optical physics. His research involves using the world’s most intense continuous laser to control molecules in a new experiment that lies at the heart of physics and chemistry. He believes that the best explanations of physical phenomena don’t lie in old textbooks, but in human interactions with the wider world. Outside of work, his passions include casual sport, music, and staring at the stars.