Student Researcher of the Week: Kaitlyn Parsons

Kaitlyn is a graduate student working in the Lyding Group. 

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Name: Kaitlyn Parsons

Year/Major: Third-year graduate student studying electrical and computer engineering (ECE)

Hometown: Boulder, Colorado

Lab: Lyding Group

Your research: Kaitlyn Parsons studies atomically precise graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) on semiconducting substrates using ultra-high vacuum scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and spectroscopy. The graphene nanoribbons are dry contact transferred in ultra-high vacuum. STM imaging confirms unique electronic features of the GNRs.

Favorite C-U restaurant: Pekara Bakery & Bistro