Quynh graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 2014 with a B.S. in Chemistry. As an undergraduate, she studied the excited state dynamics of DNA fluorescent base analogues using ab initio methods. Post-graduation, she worked on optical lattices and theoretical modeling of thin lubricant films at the Institute for Molecular Science in Japan and Argonne National Lab. She started graduate school in Chemical Physics at CU in 2015 and joined the KM group the following summer. When not in lab, she enjoys hiking, drawing, and eating ice cream.

Honors & Awards: 

2016 NSF Fellowship