Rebecca Harmon

Rebecca Harmon  is a PhD student in chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University. She is also a member of the Computationally-Based Imaging of Structure in Materials (CuBISM) project, a partnership among Northwestern, the Rijksmuseum and University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, the National Research Council in Italy and the Synchrotron Soleil in France. Outside of research, Rebecca is involved with Women in Science and Engineering Research and Data Science Nights and enjoys painting with a greater appreciation of the art and science in it.

Content by Rebecca Harmon


As I stand in an emerald green room beneath a windmill in Zaanse Schans, Netherlands, wearing a canvas smock and disposable gloves, I am front-row to a demonstration of how artist