ISMSM Stories

ISMSM Stories is a chance to put the spotlight on the people behind the Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology (ISMSM). The researchers sit down for interviews and can tell their story, including their academic path, current research, and career goals. People from different stages in their academic journey, especially postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, get a chance to discuss what they love about research and soft matter. Readers get to see what research at the ISMSM entails and can learn from people who’ve experienced it!

Alexis Demirjian

Alexis Demirjian

April 16th, 2023

Alexis Demirjian discusses her academic journey and her current research at Georgetown.…

Roch DeSilva

Roch DeSilva

November 21st, 2022

Graduate student Roch DeSilva discusses his research and experience. …

Mauro standing in front of greenery, smiling.

Dr. Mauro Mugnai

September 28th, 2022

Dr. Mauro Mugnai, an ISMSM-NIST fellow, talks about his path to soft matter research at Georgetown. …

Dr. Louis Poon

June 29th, 2022

Dr. Louis Poon talks about his recent PhD and reflects on his time at Georgetown. …

Dr. Vinutha H.A.

May 12th, 2022

An interview with Dr. Vinutha H.A., a postdoctoral researcher working at ISM, discussing her career path and research. …