Jared Mitchell '18

Mr. Mitchell studies Physics and Mathematics and hails from Norristown, Pennsylvania, where he was homeschooled.

Independent Projects

  • Designed Olympic-style torch with GPS tracking for Morehouse Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Spring 2016

  • Ted Turner Resilience Competition, Current [Spring 2018], redesign competition for Ted Turner Drive in Atlanta, GA


  • Facilities Engineering and then Powertrain Engineering at Toyota Summer 2016 and Fall 2017, respectively


  • Cosmology Research at Princeton University, Summer 2015

  • Materials Science Research at University Paris-Sud, Summer 2017

Graduate School Acceptances

  • University of Michigan PhD Program

  • Carnegie Mellon University PhD Program


  • ARCS Scholars Fellowship

Experiences Abroad

  • Summer semester research at University of Paris-Sud through the Optics in the City of Light Program supported by University of Michigan, Summer 2017


  • Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota Scholarship

  • American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship

  • Rainbow PUSH Excel Scholarship


  • “Optimizing Metal Mesh Filters”: Leadership Alliance National Symposium (LANS); Stamford, CT 2014

  • “Optimizing Metal Mesh Filters”: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS); Seattle, WA 2015

  • “Optimizing Metal Mesh Filters”: Physcon 2016; San Francisco, CA 2016

Academic Greek Organizations

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Sigma Pi Sigma