Max Levy is a freelance science journalist and graduate student pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering. He writes about public health, science, medicine, energy, and nanotechnology.

He serves as a Senior Editor of Science Buffs, responsible for recurring series and the new Science Buffs Video section. Max is also a member of the National Academy of Science Writers, Massive Science Consortium, and NPR Sci-commers Program. His work has appeared in Vox, The Verge, Smithsonian, Pacific Standard, Salon, Massive, and elsewhere.

Max is currently a PhD candidate in the Nagpal lab at the University of Colorado Boulder. He works on designing nanoparticles that can target drug resistant bacteria. Previously, Max graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with honors. There, his research focused on renewable biodiesel production, and designing anti-reflective coatings for solar panels in the Jiang Lab.

To get in touch with Max about possible assignments, news tips, or anything else, please email: “max”+”levy”+”sci” at gmail dotcom