Eman Ahmed


Chemistry PhD Student

CME STEM Volunteer

Eman is a Doctorate Student at NYU. She is interested in the crossroads between science and business. Her background is in materials chemistry, polymer synthesis, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and cosmetic science. She is passionate about improving access to higher education and an advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM. She works at the Weck Research Group on the assembly and characterization of multicompartment micelles using bottlebrush copolymers as a support for catalytic reactions. Brush copolymers are synthesized using controlled – living polymerization methods: atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP).