Jacintha Kompella

Jacintha Kompella completed her doctoral work in Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi, specializing in fiber optics. She has worked as an educational consultant for undergraduate science education helping faculty create educational products and integrate technology into the curriculum at UCSD, Loma Linda Medical University and UNC- Chapel Hill. Later she worked as an optoelectronic engineer  in the optical networking industry. For the past 7 years, Dr. Kompella has been teaching high school physical science and math. She obtained her teaching credential from San Jose State University and has taught Conceptual Physics, Physics, Physics Honors and AP Physics. She and her husband have two boys, aged 23 and 17. Family time is spent playing board games, watching football or soccer tournaments or musical shows such as the Voice and The Sing Off.