Let’s meet Melyssa Hummel, a MIT student in Gem!

Carla Ramia, Jaber El H, Kim Mas i Lucia Sanchez

Today we are interviewing Melissa Hummel, who is currently studying at M I T. She’s from Austin, Texas, and is currently studying biological engineering at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). At a really young age she started working in robotics and programming. In 8th grade she had already made a handmade robot with her team. In high school she took 1st and 2nd university subjects in medicine. She voluntered in a program where underaged people could help at an ambulance, and this changed her point of view. She wanted to do something technologic an related to medicine, biological engineering was her answer to connect her two dreams.