Ashley L. Kaiser
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ashley Kaiser is pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is a research assistant and NDSEG Fellow in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics under Professor Brian L. Wardle. Ashley received her M.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT in 2019 and her B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2017. During her undergraduate career, she completed several materials research internships at MIT, 3M, and UMass Amherst. The objective of her graduate research is to design high-performance hybrid materials with a focus on nanomaterials for multifunctional systems and sustainable technologies.