Teaching Experience

Teaching

Teaching Development Fellow, Teaching + Learning Lab, MIT (2019)
Developed and implemented improved trainings for teaching assistants.

Teaching Assistant, Careers and ChemE at MIT, Dr. Tom Kinney, MIT (2019)
Organized speakers, panels, lab tours, and hands-on activities for 18 first-year students.

Invited Guest Lecturer, Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics, MIT (2018, 2019)
Preparing Effective Scientific Presentations.

Workshop Developer and Facilitator, Communication Lab, MIT (2017 – 2019)
“Education Design: Principles and Practices” (2019).
“Designing Effective Workshops and Activities” (2019).
“Crafting a Professional Bio” (2018).
“Communication Coaching from a Customer Service Perspective” (2018).
“Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship” (2017, 2018). 

Lecturer, Undergraduate Science Writing Workshop Series, Langer Lab, MIT (2018)
Co-developed 8-week course on science communication and data visualization.

Invited Guest Lecturer, Polymer Science Laboratory, MIT (2017)
Stimuli responsive polymers and binding constant derivation.”

Teaching Assistant, Polymer Science Laboratory, Profs. Chris Love & Dan Anderson, MIT (2016)
Created novel laboratory project on glucose-responsive polymers.

Peer Advisor, Freshman Engineering Leadership Team, University of Pittsburgh (2010 – 2011)
Developed curriculum and taught total of 36 freshman students in weekly seminar.


Mentoring

Communication Fellow, Chemical Engineering Communication Lab, MIT (2017 – present)
Coached over 50 one-on-one appointments on science communication.

Mentor, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, MIT (2015 – present)
Mentoring 7 (5 female) undergraduate students in research, communication, and critical thinking skills.

Mentor, Graduate Student Mentoring Program, Chemical Engineering, MIT  (2015 – present)
Serving as mentor to first year and perspective graduate students.

Co-Chair, Freshman Engineering Sustainability Conference, University of Pittsburgh (2011 – 2012)
Mentored 28 students in preparation and presentation of their research papers and posters.