Laurel Kroo

Team Prof. Manu Prakash
Laurel Kroo is a graduate student and innovator at Stanford University currently working in the Prakash Lab on the Foldscope Project: a one-dollar origami microscope for both disease diagnosis and science education. Laurel has a bachlors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Olin College, has filed multiple patents on her research in optical micro-lens design and is a 2014 Hertz Foundation Finalist. She has work experience at Apple Inc., the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and several start-up companies.