Jess Gondak is a senior pursuing both an undergraduate degree in Chemistry with a focus in Materials Science and a certificate in Sustainability. She is a member of Epsilon Eta Delta, Pitt's environmental honors fraternity, and has experience both as an undergraduate researcher and an undergraduate teaching assistant. She is from State College, Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys cross-stitching, taking care of her houseplants, and spending time with her cat. Jess writes MCSI's seasonal alumni newsletter and helps with editing our website.