Name: Elizabeth Kathleen Neumann
Year: Third Year
Hometown: Moorpark, California
Why Illinois? The environment seemed very supportive and interdisciplinary.
Advisor: Jonathan Sweedler
Single cell analysis with mass spectrometry; analytical chemistry
Plans after graduation:
I would like to receive a postdoc opportunity to continue my education and management development. After that, I think I would like to work at a small university as a research professor or at a national lab.
Favorite thing about campus?
The echo spot on the quad.
The Long Walk by Stephen King
What have you learned from other students?
It's ok to fail.
What have you learned (or are learning) that has made a difference to you?
How to mentor Freshmen. It has been a blessing and a challenge.
Secret to college success:
Learning to think on your feet.
Something about you no one would guess:
I had stomach surgery as a child that led to a cool scar.
Go-to snack in a time crunch:
It's not a snack but diet mountain dew.
Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?
What’s your favorite ’90s jam?
Anything by Avril Lavigne. Hurray for middle school throwbacks.
Who would win a fight between Spiderman and Batman?
My vote is for Wonderwoman. ;)