Anna (Anya) Grafov

Anya grew up in Maryland, and graduated from the University of Maryland with High Honors in Physics in 2020. As an undergraduate, she conducted research on the optical properties of noble-metal nanostructures, and also contributed to projects in plasma physics. Anya began her PhD studies in Physics at CU Boulder as an NSF graduate research fellow and joined the KM group in 2020. She was also awarded a Fulbright fellowship to conduct optics research at KU Leuven in Belgium, though she was not able to participate due to the pandemic. In her free time, Anya enjoys hiking, backpacking, skiing, and working as a judge for acrobatic gymnastics. 

Honors & Awards: 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2020

Anna (Anya) Grafov photo.