Romy is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering there in 2010 and began graduate study at Cornell that same year. She has research experience in MEMS, piezoelectric energy harvesting, implantable sensors, biopolymer materials, electroactive materials, robotics, and photonic particle trapping. Romy also has a talent for art with metal sculpture, large scale public art, performing with various dance and theater groups, and singing/playing jazz, etc. She also loves to travel...Italy, Nepal, India, South Africa, Zurich, Costa Rica. At Cornell, Romy has an ardent interest in pursuing research developments in the following areas: mid infrared sensing, neural sensing, light and matter interactions, optomechanics, and combining optics and MEMS/NEMS technologies.