research. Alane Lim is a materials science PhD candidate and NSF Graduate Research Fellow at Northwestern University, with double degrees in chemistry and cognitive science from Johns Hopkins University. Before attending Northwestern, she researched in Germany as a Fulbright scholarship recipient.
writing. Alane has been trained in science writing at Northwestern University and creative writing at Johns Hopkins University. She holds a certificate in satire writing from The Second City. She has been published over 80 times in science writing, entertainment, journalism, and poetry, for publications including The Awl, Naturejobs, The Offing, and CAFE.