At the interface of light and matter, Natalie Banerji is using spectroscopy to advance technologies such as solar cells and bioelectronics.
Steven Hawley: “I’ve always enjoyed the progress we made”
Astrophysicist and retired NASA astronaut Steven Hawley takes us through his fascinating career.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso: “When you feel you belong, everything becomes easy to tackle”
Chemical engineer and STEM advocate Lola Eniola-Adefeso deciphers components of the blood and designs therapeutic particles to help treat disease.
Merlin Tuttle: Helping bats helps people
Conservationist Merlin Tuttle protects bat populations worldwide through education and photography.
Madhu Bhaskaran: “As an engineer, you will always have to find a solution to problems in the world”
Professor Madhu Bhaskaran creates devices to assess the biometrics of the human body and helps patients feel again.
Canan Dağdeviren: “Follow your dream because life is too short to follow someone else’s”
Bioengineer Canan Dağdeviren is living her dream, decoding physical patterns of the human body in order to diagnose and cure diseases.
Becky Smethurst: “My hobby is my job, with a bit of extra stress”
Your “friendly neighborhood astrophysicist” Becky Smethurst is enthusiastically exploring the universe and educating us along the way.
#BlackinChem 2021: Everything you need to know
Last August, #BlackinChem took the world by storm. This year, we spoke with two of the event’s organizers, Devin Swiner and Zemen Berhe, to learn more about what’s in store.
Albert Zink: Mummies link us to the past
Albert Zink, director at the Institute for Mummy Studies, investigates remains from the past to bring ancient stories to life.
André Isaacs: “Be okay with making mistakes”
Through teamwork and respect, Isaacs is forming lasting relationships with his students and building a community around dance.