Debbie Zhuang joined the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Computational Engineering in 2019 and is pursuing her PhD under Martin Z. Bazant. She is from Irvine, California and received a BS in chemical engineering and mathematics from UC San Diego in 2019. As an undergraduate, she studied ion solvation using many-body molecular dynamics under Francesco Paesani. She is interested in mathematics and transport, computational modeling, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Currently, she is studying temperature effects in phase separating porous electrodes. She is a MIT Presidential Fellow, and her hobbies include reading, baking, corgis, eating good food, and lots of dessert.