Women In STEAM Fields

Jennifer Lewis

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Materials Scientist, Engineer, Entrepreneur and Professor at Harvard University. She is known for her research on colloidal assembly of ceramics and 3D printing of functional, structural, and biological materials. In her Research Laboratory she develops novel materials that can find potential application as printed electronics, waveguides, and 3D scaffolds and microvascular architectures for cell culture and tissue engineering. She is the author of more than 160 papers and holds 11 patents, including patents for inventions as varied as methods to 3D print functional human tissue and microbattery cells. She is a founder of Voxel8, a company that has created the world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer. She is also a co-founder of Electroninks, Inc., a company that produces a reactive silver ink used in the printed electronics market, as well as in biomedical and electronic circuitry markets. More…