Current Place of Residence: San Jose, California
University: Santa Clara University
Current/Recent Course: BSc Environmental Science and Biology
Sean P. Reilly, San Jose, graduated from Santa Clara University in 2016 with a B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Biology, and where he wrote his honors thesis on the Influence of the Santa Cruz Mountains on precipitation from a landfalling atmospheric river. The president of the SCU Green Club and Co-Founder of Fossil Free SCU, he successfully collaborated with university administrators to setup a sustainable investment fund. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2017 to lead a community-based participatory research project with the Mandingalbay Yidinji aboriginal people to manage the pond apple, a formidable bioinvader valued by the community as a food source. He is also a rock climber, pianist, guitar player, and a Gold-medal winner in the in the North American Roller Hockey Championship. At Oxford, Sean will study Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing.