Alexandra obtained her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Georgia Tech in 2016. She is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Ocean Science and Engineering through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech. Her research interests include ocean energy, as well as fieldwork approaches to nature-based coastal resilience and shoreline change. Ultimately, she aspires to advance the field of coastal engineering as a professor. In her free time, Alexandra enjoys backpacking, scuba diving, playing musical instruments, running, and cooking.