Name: Dr. Seyma Aslan
Yale Affiliation:'09 MPhil, '09 MSci, ’12 PhD in Chemical and Environmental Engineering,
Where you live: New Jersey, US
What you do: Senior Project Leader at L'Oreal Research & Innovation Laboratory where I lead a group of scientists to create disruptive innovation in cosmetics industry. I am the founder of 3M ® Innovation Model where I teach Innovation and New Product Development courses at Yale in collaboration with School of Engineering and Tsai CITY (Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale).
Your family: My husband, Nebi Demirsoy, who is the greatest spouse/father/friend in the universe, works as a director of a non-profit firm in NY. 5 yo daughter, Sema, who goes to kindergarten.
Other Yale volunteer work: Yale NJ Alumni Association, Interview Committee for Yale applicants, Organizer of Yale Day of Service.
Something we might not know about you: By the time I finished grad school, I managed to live in 3 continents and visit 13 countries on a student budget with full scholarship/fellowship ( i.e. China, England, Czech Republic, Germany, UAE, Belgium.) Love traveling and learning about different cultures, food, and people.