Zen Liu

Zen Liu graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. Her projects in the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering have focused on cardiac tissue engineering and in vitro cancer models.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Graduate Life January/February 2014
Women in Leadership: Goldilocks Syndrome
Most children have probably heard the classic fairy tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” A young girl with golden hair wanders into the empty house of three different bears—one small, one large, and one sized in-between. She comes upon a... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Graduate Life May/June 2014
Be Brave
In my worst moments, when I was feeling like I had made no progress in my thesis work and that my advisor had lost all faith in me, I would read self-help articles. It felt a little pathetic, but at... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Graduate Life July/August 2014
The Power of Thought and the Value of Being Lost
The last time I sat down to write this column, I was in the midst of the most tumultuous period of my adult life to date. I had openly admitted to my advisor that I desperately wanted to quit my job, a job that I... Read more