Laura is a rising junior studying Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She has always been passionate about energy and sustainability. She is part of the student club Engineers for a Sustainable World, where she works with a local urban garden, and she is a teaching assistant for a seminar on water filters. She also works with Full Cycle Bioplastics, a start up that is metabolizing biodegradable plastic from organic waste using bacteria. Now, she is eager to get involved with energy through battery research in LBNL. In her spare time, she likes dancing, nature, and traveling.