Berkeley Lab

Emma Xu

Emma is a PhD candidate in the mechanical engineering department at Columbia University. She has worked on multiple user projects at the Molecular Foundry, including a 10-month onsite collaboration effort that spanned the imaging and manipulation, inorganic, and nano-bio facilities. At Prof. Schuck's lab at Columbia, she works on the optical characterization of lanthanide-based upconverting nanoparticles. She is selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 in Science for 2023.