Andrea d’Aquino is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University. Andrea’s research is focused on the design and synthesis of stimuli-responsive architectures for application in molecular sensing and catalysis. She is a recipient of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, a Ryan Fellowship, the Gates Millennium Scholarship, and a P.E.O. Scholarship. In 2017, she was selected as one of only 400 scientists to attend the 67thLindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany.
Prior to Northwestern, Andrea received her BSc in Chemistry and a minor in mathematics from Western Washington University. Andrea is dedicated to outreach, diversity, and inclusion and has established programs such as HerStory and NU BonD (Northwestern University Building on Diversity) with a goal of promoting and supporting a scientific community built on inclusivity and diversity of thought, ideas, and backgrounds.