Getting a foot in the door: A conversation about the NASA Postdoctoral Program with Conner Ballew

Conner Ballew, participant in the NASA Postdoctoral Program

Conner Ballew, Ph.D.

Center: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

At the time of this conversation, Conner Ballew was a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research area is in Meta Optics, which develops new technologies to aid future agency missions. The end goal of his research is to miniaturize optical elements, which reduces size and power requirements for space applications. Ballew is a native of Everett, Washington, discusses how he became interested in science, how his career and scientific interests have developed and what comes next for his career.

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