Emily Ostermann


B.S. Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2022


Emily is a second-year PhD student in Chemical and Biological Engineering. She received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from NC State University. Her undergraduate research with Dr. Qingshan Wei's research group focused on polymer microneedle patches for rapid DNA extraction for plant disease diagnostics. She is excited to study network heterogeneities and molecular design in liquid crystal elastomer elastocalorics in the Davidson lab.

In her free time, Emily enjoys reading and writing fiction, hiking and taking long walks, cross-stitching, and creating digital art.