Manny Gorotiza ’19

Geology-Physics/Mathematics

Manny Gorotiza is a rising senior concentrating in Geology-Physics/Mathematics. Before coming to Brown, he took a gap year in Brazil where he worked with a small social enterprise. During his first semester, he was a part of Brown’s Innovation Dojo a fast paced 8-week introduction to entrepreneurship. In his second semester, he became a mentor for the program. In his third semester, he led it. He’s helped students get their ideas off the ground through mentorship, some have even gone on to win awards and funding. He’s worked as a researcher in Brown’s Rock Deformation Lab, studying high pressure cracking in micro-scale rock samples to create better models for predicting earthquakes. After winning a scholarship from the Taiwanese government to study Mandarin in Taipei, he took the fall semester off to pursue the opportunity. He’s excited to continue contributing to Brown’s entrepreneurial community as a PEIR and as the lead organizer for Startup@Brown as he gets ready to start a career in the business world. Sign up for his office hours, here!