Ewa Harazinska is a senior at UMBC majoring in Chemistry. She joined Dr. Zeev Rosenzweig’s lab group in her sophomore year, and since then she has been working on different quantum dots synthesis projects including microwave synthesis of CdTe and ZnSe QDs and synthesis of CIS QDs. Ewa participated in the SCIART program as a part of chemistry group in both 2018 and 2019. Her main interests include nanomaterials synthesis and applications. After graduating from UMBC, Ewa plans to join a chemistry PhD program.