Cynthia Hajal is a mechanical engineer currently completing her graduate studies at MIT. Her work focuses on using microfluidic devices to re-create a human brain microenvironment and study secondary tumor formation with the aim to advance cancer research. She has published a variety of scientific papers in the fields of nanotechnologies, cancer research and immunology.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (2014) and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (2016) from Columbia University. She is currently completing her master’s degree and is on track to earn her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.
She graduated from College Notre Dame de Jamhour in 2011 and has been a member of the board of Jamhour Alumni US since 2013.