2021


Samantha Motz

Samantha Motz

(she/her/hers)


Years participated in RESESS:
2021


An Overview:

Major: Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Academic Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Mentors: Dr. Kamini Singha
Communications Mentor: Ciara Asamoto


Biography

Samantha Motz is an undergraduate studying Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Previously, she attended Georgia State University where she discovered her passion for Earth Sciences and earned her Associate’s degree in Geology. Samantha’s 2021 RESESS experience was spent analyzing the influence of topography on stability, discharge, and conductivity in the Hotel Gulch Watershed. Following her graduation in 2022, Samantha plans to attend graduate school and play an active role in making science more accessible to the general public.