Lauren is a graduate student in the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard. While in the Aizenberg group, Lauren's research focuses on responsive, hydrogel-driven actuation of microstructures.
Prior to coming to Harvard, Lauren attended the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a B.A. in Chemistry from the College and a B.S. in Economics (with a concentration in Operations and Information Management) from Wharton.
Awards and honors
NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship (2013)
ACS AkzoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science (2011)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRF) (2010)
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (2010)
Materials Research Society (MRS) Best Poster Award (2009)
American Chemical Society Achievement Award (Philadelphia Section) (2008)
Novartis Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2006)