Alane Lim

Alane Lim is a materials science researcher at Northwestern University, with broad experience in science writing.


Alane has published articles on chemistry, psychology, space, and other topics in several outlets, including Helix Magazine at Northwestern University and The Daily Northwestern. She currently works as a researcher and studies the applications of graphene, a sheetlike carbon material.

At Johns Hopkins, she worked as a research assistant in a physical chemistry laboratory, studying the energy levels of clusters. Before graduate school, she researched carbon nanotubes at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany as the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship.


Alane is a graduate student in materials science at Northwestern University. She obtained a B.A. in chemistry and a double major in cognitive science, with concentrations in computation and neuroscience, at Johns Hopkins University.


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