Jekaterina got her Bachelor of Science (2014) and her Master of Science (2016) in chemistry from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Post her master’s thesis she worked as an R&D engineer in a spin-off company from Jülich Research Centre on printed electronics. Her main focus was ink formulation for inkjet and gravure printing, as well as printed device characterization and electrochemical analysis. In 2019 Jekaterina joined Luke Connal’s research group for her PhD at the Australian National University (ANU). Her research is focusing on 3D printable stimuli-responsive functional polymers.