Outstanding Seniors in the College of Science: Hongji Wei

April 30, 2024
Hongji Wei

This spring, each department in the University of Arizona's College of Science nominated an outstanding senior who went above and beyond during their time as a Wildcat. We are pleased to share their stories as they reflect on their time at UArizona. Our next Outstanding Senior is Hongji Wei in the Department of Physics. 

Hongji Wei

Department: Physics

College of Science: Why did you choose your area of study? 

Wei: I chose Physics and Astronomy because I am fascinated by how the world works.

COS: Tell us about a class or research project you really enjoyed.

Wei: I enjoy doing research in general. I have done two theoretical projects on gravity. One of them went as expected and the other one gave me a surprise.

COS: What is one specific memory from your time at UA that you'll cherish forever? 

Wei: Biking up Mount Lemmon is a great memory for me. I really love the view. 

COS: What is next for you after graduation? 

Wei: I will continue studying theoretical physics in graduate school.