Jaimie Carlson

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Jaimie Carlson
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Noted Subjects:
Literature, Art, General
Current Collegiate Team Retired
Past Collegiate Teams University of Pennsylvania (2015-2019)
High School Team Wilmington Charter
Middle School Team None

Jaimie Carlson is a roboticist who, when not programming hunter-killer drones for Amazon, plays quizbowl for the University of Pennsylvania. She previously captained a successful Wilmington Charter team.

Career

Charter

Jaimie originally started as a literature player at Wilmington Charter, eventually rising to captain the team her senior year and leading them to a top-10 finish at 2014 PACE NSC.

Penn

After beginning a double major in biomedical engineering and computer science, Jaimie immediately made a splash with several high-scoring finishes on Penn B. In 2016, she was promoted to Penn A, where she was on a team that made top bracket at 2016 ICT and 2017 ACF Nationals. In 2018, she was a key element of the team that won 4th at 2018 ICT and 2nd at 2018 ACF Nationals.

Along with Jinah Kim, she forms one-half of the telepathically synchronized duo that Eric Mukherjee refers to as "J-squared".

Writing

Jaimie has contributed the plurality of questions to Penn Bowl in 2015, 2016, and 2017, particularly in the literature and arts categories, always completing her assignments weeks before anyone else.