Alex Lockwood is in her final year of her PhD in planetary science at Caltech, after receiving her Master’s in 2010. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy from the University of Maryland in 2007. In addition to her research, Alex likes to run half marathons and practice yoga, while also being involved in graduate and undergraduate student life on campus. She hopes to pursue science education outreach when she graduates. You can catch a glimpse of Alex in The PHD Movie where she stars as Cecilia.