Paola was born in Dalton, Georgia. She has received her associates degree in computer science at Dalton State College and is currently pursuing her bachelor's in biology with a minor in mathematics. Paola has worked as a Lab Assistant at the University of Georgia where she gained experience with microscopes and aquatic organisms. At Dalton State College, she has analyzed cosmological simulations through undergraduate research. Paola enjoys exploring new places, biking, and learning new things!
Paola's research concerns the development of QSPR models for the prediction of thermodynamic and transport properties of ester-linked polyethylene for circular polymer design.