My name is James Silva and I am currently attending MIT. I was born and raised in Los Angeles where I spent my life until I graduated and began college. This school year I plan on taking quantum mechanics which I am excited about taking because it is a stepping stone from classical physics to modern physics. I am currently involved in WMBR the campus radio station where I had a show on punk music in the fall and went through On-the-Air engineering training in the spring. I hope to learn how to have live bands on air and become proficient in mixing and polishing audio tracks. During my sophomore year in college I hope to become involved in atomic physics research under a professor and make different types of music.