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Eva Agapaki, M.S.

Charles M. Vest Scholar, MIT

PhD Student at University of Cambridge, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

STEM Keywords: Digital Factories, Point Clouds, Laser Scanning, Smart Infrastructure, Digital Twins

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Science Communication

Learn more about Eva | Contact Eva

 

Maryam Aliakbarpour, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Theory of Computation, Sublinear Algorithm, Property Testing, Statistical Learning Theory

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Privacy and Fairness of Algorithms

Learn more about Maryam | Contact Maryam

 

Malak Al Nory, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar, Data, Systems, and Society

Provost at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

STEM Keywords: Water Desalination, Supply Chain Modeling, Optimization, Renewable Energy, Information Technology

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Education

Learn more about Malak | Contact Malak

 

Emily Alsentzer, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Medicine, Electronic Health Records, Data Science

Other Keywords: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Precision Medicine, Healthcare Policy, Translational Research

Learn more about Emily | Contact Emily 

 

Audra Amasino, B.S.

PhD Student, Biology

STEM Keywords: Prion, Protein Aggregation, Alzheimer’s, DNA Replication, Single-Molecule Microscopy

Other Keywords: LGBTQIA in STEM

Contact Audra

 

Raichelle Aniceto, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics

STEM Keywords: Space, Aerospace, Laser Communications, Communications, Satellites

Other Keywords: Women in Aerospace Engineering

Learn more about Raichelle | Contact Raichelle

 

Juncal Arbelaiz, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Mathematics

STEM Keywords: Control and Decision Theory, Optimization, Dynamical Systems

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Diversity and Inclusion

Learn more about Juncal | Contact Juncal

 

Natalie Artzi, Ph.D.

Principal Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

STEM Keywords: Biomaterials, Implantable Devices, Therapy, Diagnosis, Disease

Other Keywords: Translation, Regulation, Enterpreneurship, Mechanism, Engineering

Learn more about Natalie | Contact Natalie

 

Carina Belvin, B.A.

PhD Student, Physics

STEM Keywords: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Terahertz Spectroscopy, Strongly Correlated Materials

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Women in Physics, Science Outreach

Learn more about Carina | Contact Carina

 

​Molly Bird, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Cancer Research, DNA Damage, Molecular Biology, Signalling, Sensitivity to Chemotherapy

Other Keywords: Graduate Women in STEM, Underrepresented Minorities in STEM, Diversity and Inclusion, Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Policies

Contact Molly

 

Leonora Bittleston, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology and Civil and Environmental Engineering

STEM Keywords: Microbial Ecology, Evolution, Community Ecology, Ecosystem Dynamics

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Learn more about Leonora | Contact Leonora

 

Natalie Boehnke, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Drug Delivery, Nanoparticles, Polymer Chemistry, Biomaterials, Materials Characterization

Other Keywords: Industry-Academia Collaboration, Mentoring

Learn more about Natalie  | Contact Natalie 

 

Amanda Bosh, B.S., Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Adjunct Astronomer, Lowell Observatory

STEM Keywords: Planets, Planetary Science, Pluto, Planetary Rings, Astronomy

Other Keywords: Science Outreach, Astronomy Outreach, Leadership, Elementary Education Governance

Learn more about Amanda | Contact Amanda

 

Becca Browder, B.S.

M.S. Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Systems Engineering, Space Policy, Spaceports

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Science Policy, Gender Equality

Learn more about Becca | Contact Becca

 

Belen Carolina Saldias Fuentes, M.S.

PhD Student, Media Arts & Sciences

STEM Keywords: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Storytelling, Personal Narratives

Other Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Society, Ethics

Learn more about Belen | Contact Belen

 

Jasmina Burek, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Life Cycle Assessment, Building Sustainability, Energy Sustainability, Food Sustainability, Systems Modeling

Other Keywords: Policy, Diversity, Visualization

Learn more about Jasmina | Contact Jasmina

 

​Ester Caffarel-Salvador, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Microneedles, Drug Delivery, Transdermal, Medical Devices, Diabetes

Contact Ester

 

Taylor Cannon, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Optics, Biophotonics, Light Scattering, Cancer Diagnosis, Biomedical Imaging

Other Keywords: Diversity in STEM, Science Communication

Contact Taylor

 

Corinne Carpenter, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Computational Materials, Polymers, Molecular Dynamics, Field Theoretic Simulations

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Science Communication

Learn more about Corinne | Contact Corinne

 

Chelsea Catania, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Microbial Electrochemistry, Living Electronics, Biomaterials, Abiotic-Biotic Interface, Microbial Technology

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM, Community Engagement, Social Media for STEM

Learn more about Chelsea | Contact Chelsea

 

​Chitraleema Chakraborty, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Materials Science and Engineering and Physics

STEM Keywords: Nanotechnology, Quantum Dots, Optics, Two-Dimensional Materials, Spectroscopy

Other Keywords: Science Outreach, Teaching

Contact Chitraleema

 

Supawadee Chawanthayatham, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Cancer Genomics

Other Keywords: Sustainable Science

Contact Supawadee

 

Amanda Chen, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Pharmaceutical Development

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Entrepreneurship, Mental Health in Academia, Scientific Ethics

Learn more about Amanda | Contact Amanda

 

Christine Y. Chen, B.A.

PhD Student, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Geology, Paleoclimate, Geochronology, Geochemistry, Earth History

Other Keywords: Mentoring, Leadership, Conflict Management

Learn more about Christine | Contact Christine

 

Chia-Wei Cheng, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology

STEM Keywords: Stem Cell Biology, Dietary Research, Metabolism, Aging, Cancer Biology

Learn more about Chia-Wei | Contact Chia-Wei

 

​Junyi Chu, B.S.

PhD Student, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Educational Psychology

STEM Keywords: Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Learning

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Education

Learn more about Junyi | Contact Junyi

 

Anne Collin, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Autonomous Vehicles, Systems Engineering, Technology and Policy

Other Keywords: Diversity in STEM, Flight Training

Learn more about Anne | Contact Anne

 

​Jennifer Collins, B.S., M.S., M.B.A.

MS Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics

COO, Novo Space

STEM Keywords: New Space, Satellites, Operations

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Women in STEM

Learn more about Jennifer | Contact Jennifer

 

Chang Cui, PhD

Postdoc, Chemistry

STEM Keywords: Enzymology, Mechanism-Based Inhibitor, Bioinorganic Chemistry

Other Keywords: Science Commnunication

Learn more about Chang

 

Simona Dalin, B.S.

PhD Student, Biology

STEM Keywords: Cancer, Chemotherapy Resistance, Microenvironment, Computational Biology

Other Keywords: Science Outreach

Learn more about Simona | Contact Simona

 

Derfogail Delcassian, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Biomaterials, 3D Printing, Immunoengineering, Gene and Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Entrepreneurship, Translation, Biohacking

Learn more about Derfogail | Contact Derfogail

 

Paula do Vale Pereira, B.A., B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics

STEM Keywords: Satellite Engineering, Space Exploration, Space Systems, Mechanical Design, Thermal Engineering

Other Keywords: Hands-on Learning, Latins in the USA, STEM Outreach

Learn more about Paula | Contact Paula

 

Lucy Du, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Prostheses, Robotics, Machine Design

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Contact Lucy

 

Amanda Dugan, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology

STEM Keywords: Chemical Biology, Glycobiology, Host-Microbe Interactions

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Undergraduate Curriculum Development, Scientific Policy, Public Engagement

Contact Amanda

 

Marwa El Halabi, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Machine Learning, Discrete & Continuous Optimization, Submodularity, Algorithms

Learn more about Marwa | Contact Marwa 

 

Leah Ellis, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Lithium-ion, Energy Storage, Deep Decarbonization, Electrolysis, Cement

Other Keywords: Science, Public Speaking, Project Management

Learn more about Leah | Contact Leah

 

Amanda Facklam, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Biomaterials, Immunology, Cell Encapsulation, Diabetes

Other Keywords: DEI in STEM, STEM education

Contact Amanda

 

Rose T. Faghih, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Alumna, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Research Affiliate, Picower Institute for Learning & Memory, MIT

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of Houston

STEM Keywords: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, System Identification of Biomedical Systems, Data Science for Wearables

Other Keywords: Poetry, Arts

Learn more about Rose | Contact Rose

 

Sarah Fletcher, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Water, Decision Making, Climate Change Adaptation, Infrastructure Systems, Uncertainty

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Science Policy

Learn more about Sarah | Contact Sarah

 

Irina Franklin, B.S., M.S., M.B.A.

Administration, MIT Innovation Initiative

Alumna, Mechanical Engineering and Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Medical Devices, Clinical Development, Operations, Innovation & Improvement, Mechanical Engineering

Other Keywords: Strategy, Planning, Analysis, Development

Learn more about Irina | Contact Irina

 

Elisabeth Freese, B.S.

PhD Student, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Air Pollution, Health, Environmental Policy, Energy, Climate

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Science Communication

Contact Elisabeth

 

Mara Freilich, B.S.

PhD Student, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Oceanography, Climate Science, Mathematical Ecology, Physical Oceanography, Biological Oceanography

Other Keywords: Environmental Justice, Public Science, Climate Policy

Learn more about Mara | Contact Mara

 

Chloe Gao, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Aerosol, Climate, Environment, Earth Science

Other Keywords: Career Development

Contact Chloe

 

Melanie Gerault, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Earth Dynamics, Geophysics, Plate Tectonics, Geology, Numerical Modeling

Other Keywords: Women in Science

Learn more about Melanie | Contact Melanie

 

Kimia Ghobadi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research Affiliate, Mathematics and Data, Systems, and Society

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

STEM Keywords: Optimization, Math Modeling, Mixed-Integer Programming, Inverse Optimization, Healthcare Applications

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Entrepreneurship, Health Policy

Learn more about Kimia | Contact Kimia

 

Bianca Giovanardi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mathematics and Aeronautics and Astronautics

STEM Keywords: Computational Solid Mechanics, Computational Math, Structural and Material Failure, High Performance and Parallel Computing

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Entrepreneurship

Learn more about Bianca | Contact Bianca

 

Betty Gourdon, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Oral Drug Delivery, Nanoparticles, Targeting, Diabetes

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Translation, Interdisciplinary

Contact Betty

 

Julieta Gruszko, B.A., B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Physics

STEM Keywords: Neutrino Experiments, Experimental Nuclear Physics, Low-Background Physics, Detector Physics

Other Keywords: LGBTQIA in STEM, Latinx in STEM, Mentoring

Learn more about Julieta | Contact Julieta

 

Aditi Gupta, B.S.

PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Exoskeleton, Adaptation, Human Factors, Human-System Interaction

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, International Development, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Science Education

Learn more about Aditi | Contact Aditi

 

Maha Haji, B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Ocean Engineering, Renewable Energy, Design, Systems Engineering, Optimization

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Learn more about Maha | Contact Maha

 

Jordan Harrod, B.S.

PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Brain-Machine Interfaces, Machine Learning, Closed-Loop Control

Other Keywords: YouTube Creator, Science Policy, AI Ethics

Contact Jordan

 

​Brittany Hartwell, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering and Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Immunoengineering, Biomolecular Engineering, Immunology, Immunotherapy, Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Education, Outreach, Women in STEM

Learn more about Brittany | Contact Brittany

 

Kristina Haslinger, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Natural Products, Biosynthetic Pathways, Protein Structure

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Learn more about Kristina | Contact Kristina

 

Franziska Hess, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Catalysis, Simulation, Multiscale Modeling, Materials Degradation, Surface Science

Other Keywords: Science Education, Data Visualization

Learn more about Franziska | Contact Franziska

 

Anne Hickey, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemistry

Research Investigator, DuPont

STEM Keywords: Inorganic Chemistry, Industry, Electrochemistry, Catalysis

Other Keywords: Volunteering, Stewardship, Mentoring, Women in Science

Learn more about Anne Contact Anne

 

Kathleen Higgins, B.A.

MD PhD Student, Biology

STEM Keywords: Cancer, Epigenetics, Genetics, Translational Research

Other Keywords: Medical Education, Science Education, Outreach

Contact Kathleen

 

​Rachel Holladay, B.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Robotics, Motion Planning, Manipulation

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Outreach

Learn more about Rachel | Contact Rachel

 

MayLin T. Howard, B.S.

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Bone Regeneration, Drug Delivery, Polymers

Other Keywords: Management

Learn more about MayLin | Contact MayLin 

 

​Meghan E Huber, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences

STEM Keywords: Robotics, Motor Neuroscience, Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Engineering

Other Keywords: Diversity and Inclusion, Engineering Education

Learn more about Meghan | Contact Meghan

 

Fatima Husain, B.S., M.S.

Curiosity Correspondent, MIT Museum 

Lab Researcher, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Geochemistry, Paleoclimate, Lipid Biomarkers, Climate

Other Keywords: Journalism, Climate, Video Production, Science Education, Science Communication

Learn more about Fatima | Contact Fatima

 

Ifueko Igbinedion, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Computer Vision, Neural Networks, Robotics, Machine Learning, Haptics

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Equity

Learn more about Ifueko | Contact Ifueko

 

Katerina Ioannidou, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Cement, Concrete, Multiscale Materials Modelling, Energy Storage, Simulations

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Innovation, Policies, LGBT in STEM

Learn more about Katerina | Contact Katerina

 

Noor Jailkhani, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Biology

STEM Keywords: Tumor Microenvironments, Cancer, ECM, Nanobodies, Immuno-Oncology

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Entrepreneurship

Learn more about Noor | Contact Noor

 

​Agnes Jocher, M.A., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Combustion Technology, Soot formation, PAH formation, Automated Chemical Mechanism Generation

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Mobility and Transport Solutions, Emission Reduction

Learn more about Agnes | Contact Agnes

 

Alexandria V Johnson, Ph.D.

Researcher, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Assistant Professor of Research, Brown University

STEM Keywords: Clouds, Atmospheres, Exoplanets, Laboratory

Other Keywords: Work Life Balance, Equity Diversity and Inclusion, Outreach

Learn more about Alexandria | Contact Alexandria

 

Kimberly Jung, B.S., M.B.A.

MA Student, Mechanical Engineering | CEO, Rumi Spice

Former Captain, US Army

STEM Keywords: Ocean Acoustics, Navigation, Marine Robotics, Autonomy, Swarm

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Space, Ocean, Business, Afghanistan

Learn more abotu Kimberly | Contact Kimberly

 

Joyce Kang, B.S.

MD PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cancer, Microbiome

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Women in STEM

Contact Joyce

 

Zahra Kanji, B.S.

MS Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Design, Tissue Engineering, Bioengineering

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship

Contact Zahra

 

Neha Kapate, B.S.

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Drug Delivery, Biomaterials, Cancer Therapy, Cancer Diagnosis, Nanotechnology

Other Keywords: Outreach, Diversity, Mentorship

Learn more about Neha | Contact Neha

 

​Simran Kaushal, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: DNA Structure, DNA Damage, DNA Repair, Carcinogenesis, Tissue Culture

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Mentoring, Biology and Space

Learn more about Simran | Contact Simran

 

Jennifer Kay, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Environmental Toxicology, Cancer Biology, Mutagenesis, Inflammation, DNA Damage

Other Keywords: Science Communication, LGBTQ in STEM, Community Engagement, Outreach, Volunteering

Learn more about Jennifer | Contact Jennifer

 

Kruthika Kikkeri, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: MEMS, Microfluidics, Implantable Devices

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Contact Kruthika

 

Kristina E. Kitko, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

STEM Keywords: Neuroscience, Neuroengineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Methods, Psychology

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Women in STEM, History of Science

Learn more about Kristina | Contact Kristina

 

Dahlia Klein, B.A., M.S.

PhD Student, Physics

STEM Keywords: Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, 2D Materials, 2D Magnets

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Women in Physics

Learn more about Dahlia | Contact Dahlia

 

Mary Knapp, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Exoplanets, CubeSats, Radio Astronomy, Space, Interferometry

Contact Mary

 

Mandy Korpusik, B.S, M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Speech, Dialogue Systems, Nutrition

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Women in STEM

Learn more about Mandy | Contact Mandy

 

Jacqueline M. Kory-Westlund, M.S., Ph.D.

MIT Alumna, Media Arts and Sciences

STEM Keywords: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Technology, Social Robots, Human-Robot Interaction

Other Keywords: Psychology, Education, Artificial Intelligence Ethics, Science Communication

Learn more about Jacqueline | Contact Jacqueline

 

 

Yamini Krishnan, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering and Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Drug Delivery, Cartilage, Osteoarthritis, Engineered Proteins, Tissue Chips

Other Keywords: Scientific Ethics, Minorities in STEM, Science Communication, Academia, STEM Outreach

Contact Yamini

 

​Wei Sun Leong, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Graphene, 2D Materials, Nanomaterials, Smart Electronics, Artificial Intelligence

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Science Policy

Learn more about Wei | Contact Wei

 

​Kathleen Lewis, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Medical Imaging, Deep Learning

Other Keywords: STEM Education, STEM Outreach, Mental Health, Interdisciplinary Machine Learning, Photography

Learn more about Kathleen | Contact Kathleen

 

Andrea Lincoln, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Computer Science, Algorithms, Fine-Grained Complexity, Caching, Cryptography

Other Keywords: Public Speaking

Learn more about Andrea | Contact Andrea

 

Fang Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemistry

STEM Keywords: Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, High Performance Computing, Graphical Processing Units

Other Keywords: STEM outreach, Women in STEM

Learn more about Fang | Contact Fang

 

Yayuan Liu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Nanomaterials, Energy Storage, Water Energy Nexus, CO2 capture, Separation Technologies

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Learn more about Yayuan | Contact Yayuan

 

​Abigail Lytton-Jean, Ph.D.

Technical Director, Nanotechnology Materials Lab

STEM Keywords: CryoEM, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Self-Assembly, Nanoparticle Conjugation

Learn more about Abigail | Contact Abigail

 

Danielle Mai, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Biopolymers, Polymer Physics, Soft Materials, Single Molecule Dynamics

Other Keywords: Mentorship, Research Management, Safety Awareness, Science Communication

Learn more about Danielle | Contact Danielle

 

Laura Mainini, Ph.D.

Research Affiliate, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Staff Research Scientist - Principal Investigator, UTRC | Adjunct Professor, Politecnico di Torin

STEM Keywords: Multidisciplinary and Multi-Fidelity Design Optimization, Physics-Based Machine Learning, Data-to-Decision

Other Keywords: Management of Innovation

Contact Laura

 

Derya Malak, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Visiting Scientist, Northeastern University

STEM Keywords: Computing, Semantics, Caching, Wireless, Coding

Other Keywords: Ethics, Communication

Contact Derya

 

Joanna Millstein, B.A.

PhD Student, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Glaciology, Remote Sensing

Other Keywords: Arctic Council

Contact Joanna

 

Ines Sanz Morere, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Environment, Aircraft, Satellite, Climate Change, Emission

Other Keywords: Music, Science Policy, Environment, Ecology, Inequality

Learn more about Ines | Contact Ines

 

Shruti Muralidhar, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology and Brain and Cognitive Sciences

STEM Keywords: Neuroscience, Hippocampus, Cortex, Learning, Memory

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Science Policy

Learn more about Shruti | Contact Shruti

 

Maryam Najafian, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Natural Language processing, automatic speech recognition, computer vision, AI Fairness, Entrepreneourship

Other Keywords: AI in healthcare, Fintech, AI in commercial real estate

Learn more about Maryam | Contact Maryam

 

Sumaiya Nazeen, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Computer Science, Computational Biology, Functional Genomics, Metagenomics, Network Biology

Other Keywords: Science Education, Science Ethics

Contact Sumaiya

 

Niketa Nerurkar, B.S.

Technical Associate, Biology

STEM Keywords: Malaria, Genetics, Neuroscience, Disease Biology

Other Keywords: Science Communication, LGBTQIA in STEM, Science for Children

Contact Niketa

 

​Claire Nichols, B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mathematics and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Paleomagnetism, Early Life, Planetary Evolution, Habitability, Mineral Physics

Other Keywords: Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Science Communication, Outreach

Learn more about Claire | Contact Claire

 

​Larissa Nietner, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering

CEO & Cofounder, STEMgem | Cofounder, Advanced Analytics

STEM Keywords: IoT, Advanced Manufacturing, Predictive Analytics

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship

Learn more about Larissa | Contact Larissa

 

Rona Oran, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Physics and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Space, NASA, Asteroid, Computing, Plasma

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Science Policy

Learn more about Rona | Contact Rona

 

Nil Ozbek, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Carbon Capture Technologies, Water Treatment Methods, Spectroscopic Analysis

Other Keywords: Women in STEM

Learn more about Nil | Contact Nil

 

Danielle Pace, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Medical Image Analysis, Machine learning, Computer Vision, Deep Learning

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Women in STEM

Learn more about Danielle | Contact Danielle

 

Marion Paolini, B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Nanoparticles, Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Strategy

Learn more about Marion | Contact Marion

 

Beth Pearce, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Immunology, Protein Engineering, T Cells, Antigen Recognition, Yeast Display

Other Keywords: STEM Outreach

Learn more about Beth | Contact Beth

 

Laura Perovich, B.A., M.S.

PhD student, Media Arts and Sciences

STEM Keywords: Data Physicalization, Environment, Water Quality, Data Visualization, Citizen Science

Other Keywords: STEAM, Community Based Research, Art, Design, Science Communication

Learn more about Laura | Contact Laura

 

Elaine Petro, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Aeronautics and Astronautics

STEM Keywords: Aerospace Engineering, Space, Electric Propulsion, Plasma Engines, Spacecraft Design

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Women in Aerospace, Mentorship, Teaching and Learning, Solar System Exploration

Learn more about Elaine | Contact Elaine

 

Alyssa Pierson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Systems, Computer Science

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Outreach

Learn more about Alyssa | Contact Alyssa

 

Padmini Pillai, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology and Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Immunoengineering, Biomaterials, Mucosal Immunology, Innate Immunity, Antiviral Immunity

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Women in STEM, Science Policy

Contact Padmini

 

Anna Ponomarenko, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Chemistry

STEM Keywords: Influenza, Evolution, Protein Folding, Viruses

Other Keywords: Graduate Women in STEM, Diversity, International

Learn more about Anna | Contact Anna

 

Elizabeth Qian, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Aeronautics and Astronautics

STEM Keywords: Computational Engineering, Multifidelity Methods, Model Reduction, Uncertainty Quantification, Inference

Other Keywords: Women in STEM

Learn more about Elizabeth | Contact Elizabeth

 

Divya Ramamoorthy, B.A., B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Neuroscience

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Education

Contact Divya

 

Ritu Raman, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering

Founder, WiSDM

STEM Keywords: 3D Printing, Tissue Engineering, Implantable Devices, Soft Robotics, Smart Materials

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Science Policy, Women in STEM, STEM Education, Bioethics

Learn more about Ritu | Contact Ritu 

 

Shraddha Rana, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Transportation

STEM Keywords: Freight Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain, Network Planning, Optimization

Other Keywords: Women in Science, Space

Learn more about Shraddha | Contact Shraddha

 

Shiva Razavi, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Synthetic Biology, Developmental Biology, Pattern Formation in Biology

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Mentoring

Contact Shiva

 

Cecile Repellin, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Physics

STEM Keywords: Condensed Matter Theory, Topological Order, Quantum Spin Liquids, Computational Physics, Strong Interactions

Other Keywords: Women in STEM

Learn more about Cecile | Contact Cecile

 

​Elina Robeva, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mathematics and Statistics

Assistant Professor, UBC Vancouver

STEM Keywords: Algebraic Statistics, Tensor Methods, Graphical Models, Nonparametric Statistics, Combinatorics

Learn more about Elina | Contact Elina

 

​Gemma Roig, Ph.D.

Research Affiliate, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Assistant Professor, Singapore University of Technology and Design

STEM Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Brain Science, Computer Science

Other Keywords: Women in Science, Scientific Ethics

Learn more about Gemma | Contact Gemma

 

Erin Byrne Rousseau, B.S.

PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences

STEM Keywords: Implantable Devices, Neuroscience, Analytical chemistry, Mood Disorder

Other Keywords: Science Policy, LGBT+ in STEM, Disabled in STEM, STEM Representation

Contact Erin

 

Anna Rumshisky, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell

STEM Keywords: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning

Other Keywords: K-12 STEM Education, Women in STEM

Learn more about Anna | Contact Anna

 

Rachel Ryskin, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

STEM Keywords: Cognitive Science, Language, Cognitive Neuroscience

Other Keywords: Open Science

Learn more about Rachel | Contact Rachel

 

Ilin Sadeghi, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Polymer Science, Drug Delivery, Biomaterials, Hydrogels, Membranes

Other Keywords: Science Communication

Learn more about Ilin | Contact Ilin

 

Siva Sankari Iyer Mani Sankaran, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology

STEM Keywords: Anti-Microbials, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Symbiosis

Other Keywords: Faculty, Academic Positions

Contact Siva

 

Julia Schiantarelli

MD Student, Biology and Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Medicine, Genomics, Cell Biology, Clinical Computational Oncology, Molecular Biology

Other Keywords: Healthcare Policy, LGBTQIA+ in STEM, Medical Ethics

Learn more about Julia | Contact Julia

 

Miriam Schwalm, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering 

STEM Keywords: Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Functional Imaging, Optical Imaging

Other Keywords: Science Policy, First Generation Stem, Equal Opportunities, International Communication

Learn more about Miriam | Contact Miriam

 

Leah Seebald, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biology and Chemistry

STEM Keywords: Chemical Biology, RNA, Nucleoside, Nucleotide, Probes

Learn more about Leah | Contact Leah

 

Noelle Selin, PhD

Associate Professor, Data, Systems, and Society & Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Air Pollution, Climate Change, Mercury, Toxic Pollution, Health Impacts

Other Keywords: Science Policy

Learn more about Noelle | Contact Noelle

 

Sunanda Sharma, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Biology for Design and Architecture

STEM Keywords: Imaging, Biodesign, Biological Engineering, 3D Printing, Astrobiology

Other Keywords: Space Biology, Extremophiles, Nature-Inspired Design, Visual Arts

Learn more about Sunanda | Contact Sunanda

 

Jessica Shi, B.A.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Algorithms, Graph Theory, Parallel Algorithms

Other Keywords: Women in STEM, Scientific Ethics

Learn more about Jessica | Contact Jessica

 

Diviya Sinha, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Sonophoresis, Cutaneous Immunization, Cancer Immunotherapy

Other Keywords: Women in Science, Academic Careers

Contact Diviya

 

Rachel Smith, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Synthetic Biology, Bio-Hybrid Materials, Computer-Aided Design & Fabrication, Microbiology

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking, Biohacking Community, Education

Learn more about Rachel | Contact Rachel

 

Sydney Solomon, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Infectious Disease, Immunology

Other Keywords: Women in STEM

Contact Sydney

 

​Clara Sousa-Silva, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Astronomy

STEM Keywords: Exoplanets, Astrobiology, Spectroscopy

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Higher Education Access, Inclusivity and Diversity

Learn more about Clara | Contact Clara

 

Shriya Srinivasan, B.S.

PhD Student, Biological Engineering and Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Neural Interfacing, Reconstructive Surgery, Amputation, Prosthetics, Optogenetics

Other Keywords: Innovation, Design Thinking, Hackathons, Translational Research, Entrepreneurship

Learn more about Shriya | Contact Shriya

 

Tina P. Srivastava, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Faculty Instructor, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Aeronautics, Aviation, Innovation, Technology, Security

Other Keywords: National Security, Policy, Aviation, Innovation

Learn more about Tina | Contact Tina

 

Joelle Straehla, B.S., M.D. 

Postdoc, Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Brain Tumors, Nanoparticles, Blood-Brain Barrier, Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Interdisciplinary Teams, Engineering/Medicine Collaborations

Learn more about Joelle | Contact Joelle

 

Kriti Subramanyam, B.S.

PhD Student, Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Drug Delivery, Implantable Devices, Immuno-Oncology, Ovarian Cancer

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Global Health, STEM Education, Women's Health

Learn more about Kriti | Contact Kriti

 

Renee Swischuk, B.S.

M.S. Student, Computational Engineering

STEM Keywords: Computational, Machine Learning, Reduced Order Modeling, Physics Based Machine Learning

Learn more about Renee | Contact Renee

 

S. Mohadeseh Taheri-Mousavi, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Computational Solid Mechanics, Nanoengineering, Additive Manufacturing, Machine Learning

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Teaching

Contact Mohadeseh

 

​Karen Tapia-Ahumada, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Operation and Planning of Electric Power Systems

Other Keywords: Electricity Markets and Regulation, Distributed Generation, Renewable Generation

Learn more about Karen | Contact Karen

 

Lizz Ultee, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

STEM Keywords: Climate Change, Glaciers, Sea Level, Fracture Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics

Other Keywords: Climate Adaptation, Diversity in STEM, Environmental Justice

Learn more about Lizz | Contact Lizz

 

Jessica Ungerleider, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Biological Engineering

STEM Keywords: Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Tissues-on-Chips, Microfluidics

Other Keywords: Outreach, Service

Learn more about Jessica | Contact Jessica

 

Tiffany Vo, B.S., Ph.D.

Postdoc, Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Preclinical Models, Stem Cells

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Translation, Mentorship

Learn more about Tiffany | Contact Tiffany

 

Lisa Volpatti, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

STEM Keywords: Biomaterials, Stimuli-Responsive Polymers, Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Teaching Development, Outreach, DEI, Women in STEM

Learn more about Lisa | Contact Lisa

 

Zi Wang, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science:

STEM Keywords: Machine Learning, Robot Learning, Learning and Planning, Artificial Intelligence, Bayesian Optimization

Learn more about Zi | Contact Zi

 

Nicole Wein, B.S., M.S.

PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

STEM Keywords: Theoretical Computer science, Graph Algorithms, Dynamic Algorithms, Fine-Grained Complexity

Learn more about Nicole | Contact Nicole

 

Randi Williams, M.S.

PhD Student, Media Arts and Sciences

STEM Keywords: Robotics, Social Robots, Artificial Intelligence

Other Keywords: STEM Education, Diversity

Learn more about Randi | Contact Randi

 

Erin Winick, B.S.

Space Reporter, MIT Technology Review | CEO, Sci Chic

STEM Keywords: 3D Printing, Space, Satellite, Rockets, Manufacturing

Other Keywords: Science Communication, Journalism, Women in STEM, Science Writing

Learn more about Erin | Contact Erin

 

Zoe Wolszon, B.S.

MS MBA Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Medical Engineering and Science

STEM Keywords: Medical Devices, Global Health, Medtech, Sensors, 3D Printing

Other Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Emergency Medicine, Social Ventures, Vaccines, Impact Investing

Learn more about Zoe | Contact Zoe

 

​Xining Zang, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Materials Science and Engineering

STEM Keywords: Laser Manufacturing, 2D materials, MEMS

Contact Xining

 

Angela Zhang, B.S.

MD PhD Student, Biological Engineering and Medical Engingeering and Science

STEM Keywords: Immunotherapy, Biomaterials, Cell Therapy, Drug Delivery

Other Keywords: Mentorship, STEM Education, Medical Education

Learn more about Angela | Contact Angela

 

Lydia Lihui Zhang, B.A.

M.S. Student, Data, Systems, and Society

STEM Keywords: Space Policy

Other Keywords: Science Policy, Entrepreneurship, Women in STEM

Learn more about Lydia | Contact Lydia

 

Shuo Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Physics

NASA Hubble Fellow at Boston University

STEM Keywords: Astrophysics, Black Hole, Galaxy, Cosmic-Ray

Other Keywords: Science Fiction, Astronomy Outreach, Science Communication

Learn more about Shuo | Contact Shuo