Sarina Patel – 2023 Wonderfest Science Envoy

Sarina Patel is a student of seismology at UC Berkeley. Her research utilizes citizen science data collected through the MyShake earthquake app to investigate how smartphones can contribute to the generation and public delivery of earthquake early warnings, and whether earthquake recordings made by smartphones can be used to assess building health before and after damaging shakes. In her free time, Sarina enjoys reading, creative writing, handcrafts, and frolics in nature.