Undergraduate Student, MIT, ChemE (Class of 2025)
A first year MIT undergraduate, Lia does research on the kinetics of isopropanol oxidation in the context of rechargeable liquid fuel cells. These cells have potential applications in hydrogen and energy storage. Outside of research, Lia is an athlete on MIT’s openweight crew, a staff writer for MIT’s Undergraduate Research Journal, and a historian and community service co-chair for McCormick Hall. In her free time, Lia enjoys playing classical piano, taking pictures of MIT’s campus, and socializing with friends.
Undergraduate/Exchange Student, MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering
Nick is an exchange student in his senior year, visiting from the chemistry department at Imperial College London. He is joining the Brushett Group this year to finish his master's thesis where he will be working on building computational flow battery models to help with technoeconomic analysis. Outside of academia, Nick is an avid boulderer, football (soccer) player and house/soul DJ.