Myrla Phillippe (She/Her)

1st-year Graduate Student

Physics B.S. – Astronomy Track

Myrla was born in the decade of the first exoplanet detection confirmation! As a young girl, she had no idea that space science was a career option. Myrla grew up and put her passion for space to the side, earning a degree in Health Science. Shortly after, her curiosity arose once again, leading her to attempt a couple of physics courses. After thoroughly enjoying the classes and with the advice from her then professor, she decided to return for a second chance. Myrla registered for classes at UCF to pursue her degree in Physics, specializing in Astronomy where she is today! In her spare time, she enjoys all things sci-fi & Cooking (and eating).