2015 Alyssa Chiang
Milken Scholar 2015
Scholar Profile

Alyssa Chiang



Alyssa Chiang was selected as a recipient of the NSF Fellowship which will fund 3 years of a Ph.D. program. She will be completing the bioengineering Ph.D. program at U.C. San Diego. After having worked a year at the Sanford Consortium on breast cancer metastasis, she currently works in the Biodynamics Laboratory at UCSD on microfluidics applications for bacterial sensing strains. She spent one summer studying abroad in Barcelona and another working at the USS Midway.

High school:  Granada Hills Charter High School


College Year Degree
University of California - San Diego
La Jolla, CA
2019 B.S. Bioengineering: Bioinformatics
University of California - San Diego
La Jolla, CA
2025 Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

News and Highlights

Alyssa Chiang (MS '15)

Creating space for the modern Asian-American individual. Alyssa Chiang, MS ‘15, co-founded Lotus Magazine in 2020, a bi-monthly e-magazine which has grown to more than 250 subscribers. The lifestyle magazine serves as a platform dedicated to amplifying the voices of the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community as it shares stories and perspectives aimed at empowering, inspiring, and promoting visibility. Read more about it here!