#07 - Material Scientist Anastasiia Uvarova (IKZ): crystal growth, lasers, and triathlon
The guest of this episode is a material scientist Anastasiia Uvarova. She is currently a doctoral student in the section of Crystalline Materials for Photonics of the Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ). However, science and crystal growth were not always at the first place in the list of her career options. From a young age and until her twenties, Anastasiia was an aspiring athlete and planned a professional sports career. In this interview, she tells what made her pursue a scientific career and how athletic experience influences her current work.