Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Natalie Eyke obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan. As an undergraduate, she conducted research related to consolidated bioprocessing, focusing on creating yeast cells capable of converting cellulose to ethanol. She also held industrial research and development internships at Procter & Gamble and Eli Lilly & Co., as well as a manufacturing internship at Dow Chemical.
After graduating from Michigan, Natalie worked in the Chemical Engineering Research & Development department at Merck & Co., Inc.. There, she helped design efficient synthetic procedures for new drug compounds. Now pursuing her PhD at MIT, she is interested in applying machine learning to the challenges of organic process design and development.