Karmen joined Oxford nanoSystems in July as an Industrial Placement student. She is currently undertaking an integrated MChem degree in Chemistry and takes a special interest in analytical chemistry. Throughout her time at university, she has gained lab experience in different branches of chemistry, including physical chemistry and electrochemistry. Additionally, she has participated in multiple Chemistry Olympiads and has come fourth in The 28th International Science Olympiad for Young Mathematicians, Physicists and Chemists. She is eager to broaden her knowledge of electrochemistry and nanotechnology and excited to use her analytical chemistry skills to study the coatings made by Oxford nanoSystems.