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Houghton Alumna Leads Communication Lab at MIT

September 8, 2021

Houghton Chemistry alumna, Deanna Montgomery ’14, now works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as the manager of the EECS Communication Lab.

Since graduating from Houghton with a major in Chemistry as well as Math and Bible minors, Montgomery went on to get her Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Michigan in 2019. At MIT, Montgomery is responsible for hosting Science Snippets talks as well as organizing Independent Activities Period (IAP) workshops. Montgomery excels at creating an open, welcoming environment in her department for students of all kinds to help them with anything from posters to grad school applications.