Lisa Je


MIT Department: Chemistry

Undergraduate Institution: Vassar College

Faculty Mentor: Timothy Swager

Research Supervisor: Maggie He, Suchol Savagatrup



My name is Lisa Je and I am from Brooklyn, New York. I am a Dual Degree Engineering student at both Vassar and Dartmouth College. My love for chemistry began with the aromas of my mother’s cooking wafting into my brain and I pursued these aromatics and their functions in organic chemistry. While studying chemical engineering, I am highly interested in physics, math and gender studies. My future goals are to pursue a PhD in chemical engineering so that I can have the ability to help mentor others in my community as a professor. My research interests are (but not limited to) electrical-chemical sensors, batteries and renewable energies. In my free time, I embrace the beauty of my family’s heritage with chemistry in the kitchen (cooking).