|MIT Department: Nuclear Science and Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Emilio Baglietto
Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University
Hometown: Westmont, IL, USA
My name is Alice Ding and I am a rising senior at Vanderbilt University majoring in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. Outside of academics, I serve as the chief financial officer of my residential community and am the upcoming president of Vanderbilt’s Chinese Association. My previous summers have been spent at my university working on research surrounding surgical modeling through the Institute of Surgery and Engineering and the SyBBURE Searle Program. Specifically, my past projects have included works on microwave ablation and vagus nerve stimulation. Currently, I am interested in applications of computational fluid dynamics and plan on pursuing future doctoral studies in this field. My hobbies including trying new foods, listening to music, and nonograms.