Mareena Robinson-Snowden is a doctoral candidate in the Nuclear Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on the development of radiation detectors for passive warhead-dismantlement verification. She is afellow in the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s Stockpile Stewardship Graduate Fellowship (SSGF).
In addition to her doctoral research, Mareena is involved in a number of efforts within the MIT community. She is the president of the MIT Chapter of Global Zero, an organization invested in increasing awareness on the issue of nuclear weapons and international disarmament. She also works with the MIT NSE Communication Lab, providing technical feedback and peer-review support to the NSE community. Outside of her nuclear related activities, Robinson-Snowden is also the co-president of the Academy of Courageous Minority Engineers (ACME), a graduate student group that serves to provide a community for minority graduate students at the Institute, and is an active member of the Black Graduate Student Association of MIT.