Brittany Smith is a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering. A Connecticut native, she received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Connecticut in 2020 before coming to Duke. As a member of the Franklin group, Brittany works on developing environmentally sustainable printed electronics with a focus on transistor and sensor applications. Brittany enjoys mentoring students in the lab and volunteering at outreach events to engage people of all ages through hands-on engineering and science activities. After holding seven teaching assistant positions (two at Duke and five at UCONN), Brittany has developed a passion for teaching and looks forward to teaching and mentoring students for years to come.