B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana (Chemistry, A.C.S.), 2015
M.S., University of Michigan (Materials Science and Engineering), 2018
Current PhD. Candidate at the University of Michigan (Materials Science and Engineering), with a research focus on investigating the theory, structural evolution, and elution characteristics of antibiotic loaded drug delivery platforms.
Outside of work, some of Lydia’s interests include cooking, live music, and horticulture.
- Grenoble Innovation for Advanced and New Technologies in Grenoble, France – internship relating to design and analysis of Vitamin B12 fuel cells via cyclic voltammetry and bulk electrolysis for the optimization of electron transfer in energy conversion systems
- University of Michigan, Department of Chemistry – summer research relating to development of a co-catalyst loading system on common metal oxides for oxygen evolution reactions using NiFeOOH, and characterization of samples via cyclic voltammetry, X-Ray diffraction, and bulk electrolysis
- University of Iowa, Department of Environmental Engineering – undergraduate research relating to functionalization of carbon nanotubes and investigating them as a source and precursor for NDMA
INSPIRATION FOR PURSUING A CAREER IN IP LAW
“I am interested in Intellectual Property because, it is integral to fostering innovation and gives protection to those that dare explore bring their dreams to life.”
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
- Rackham Merit Fellowship