Melody Liu (2018)
United States of America
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Melody studied mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her vision is to innovate in the space of robotics, working internationally. As an undergraduate, Melody has done research in robotics, developing a gel robotic fingertip and building an instrumentation robot for people with prosthetics. She has been an active tinkerer, building her own electric scooter, and setting up a makerspace for her dormitory. For Melody, Schwarzman Scholars is an opportunity to build connections with Chinese businesses and to enhance her leadership and business skills. Melody is 22 years old and from the United States.