Alex Stadnyk

Alexander Stadnyk is a junior at Stanford majoring in materials science and engineering, with a focus in alternative energy options. He is a member of the fencing team, plays the violin, enjoys backpacking and traveling, and is a self-proclaimed foodie.

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