Lisa is a second-year PhD student with research focusing on design optimization in total joint replacement. She began her studies as a transfer student who received her B.S. in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley in 2014. After gaining a passion for the healthcare field, she obtained her M.S. in biomedical engineering from Columbia University in 2018. She has worked in construction management and the medical device industry. To keep her grounded, she enjoys practicing yoga, being outdoors, and jigsaw puzzles.