Sofya Dobrynina

Student, University of St Andrews
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About Sofya Dobrynina

I am a third year undergraduate student at the University of St Andrews studying physics (with a focus on experimental physics). My project this summer involves researching ENZ (epsilon-near-zero) metasurfaces, focusing more specifically their design process, and using simulation techniques to try to optimise this process.  

Outside of academia, I enjoy being out in nature, and regularly go on walks/hikes around the beautiful countryside around the town. Having lived and grown up in several countries in Europe, I am also an avid language learner, and love connecting with people across different countries and cultures.   

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Physics Science

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University of St Andrews

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English French Russian

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Art Chess Film & TV Foreign languages Hiking/walking Music Nature & environment Reading Tennis Travelling

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