Lei Pan comes from China. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and performed undergraduate research in the lab of Prof. Jianbo Wu, working on two-dimensional materials for electrochemical catalysis. She has undergraduate research experience in organic synthesis as well, based on Pinacol rearrangement. Her research in the McCrory lab focuses on the self-assembled monolayers, working with a Ph.D. student — Bobby Bonsall. In her spare time, she likes reading, painting and watching comic movies.