Alex Popov
Alex Popov
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Tarrytown, N.Y.
High School: Hackley School
Major: Physics
Event: Distance


Track & Field 

  • 1500m: 4:26.44 at Point Loma Invitational
  • 3000m: 9:44.76 at Pomona-Pitzer All Comers
  • 5000m: 16:43.23 at Oxy Distance Carnival

Cross Country

  • 12th on team at Riverside Invitational (29:57.5)
  • 9th on team at SCIAC Multi-Duals (30:04.86)

Research and STEM Activities 
Computer Science research at the University of Iowa designing software to promote executie function skills and cooperative play in preschool children under Professor Juan Pablo Hourcade...Corrected issues in pedigree drawing software at Regeneron Pharmeceuticals...Designed software to show the 3-D structure of DNA variants on corresponding proteins at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Prior to Caltech
Hackley Math Award...Hackley Science Award...Hackley Cum Laude...Cross Country Rookie of the Year...Two- Time Cross Country Coaches Award...Two-Time Track and Field Coaches Award.

Son of Sergey and Tatiana...Has three younger sisters, Anastasia, Katerina, and Elizabeth and one younger brother, Michael.