Josh Martinez

Josh Martinez
  • Knoxville, TN
  • L&N STEM Academy

Josh currently attends the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, TN, and will graduate 1 year early to attend the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology in the fall of 2024.

He is passionate about STEM & research and has participated in 2 research programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which inspired him to pursue Chemical Engineering in college and as a career. He has participated in research focusing on biogeochemical processes and the impact of climate change (increased CO2 & ecosystem warming) on those processes. He hopes to redefine solutions to global climate change issues and work with other researchers to curb the impacts of climate change throughout our ecosystems.

Scholarships Awarded: 2024 NSHSS Foundation Earth Day Award