Marian Gerlitzki is a University Innovation Fellow and an undergraduate engineering major at James Madison University (JMU). Marian is originally from Germany and part of the JMU Men's Soccer varsity team. The possibility to combine academics and sports is the reason for Marian to attend a university in the USA.
Despite Marian's passion for sports he also has a high interest in music, knowing how to play two instruments on his own. After graduating, Marian wants to go to graduate school and get a PhD in Aerospace Engineering with the focus of aerodynamics.