Malia Wenny

  • Program Years: 2017-2021
  • Academic Institution: Harvard University
  • Field of Study: Chemistry
  • Academic Advisor: Jarad Mason
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Chemistry, Haverford College, 2017

Current Status

  • Status: PhD candidate, Harvard University
  • Research Area: Chemistry


Wenny, M. B.; Molinari, N.; Slavney, A. H.; Thapa, S.; Lee, B.; Kozinsky, B.; Mason, J. A. Understanding Relationships between Free Volumen and Oxygen Absorption in Ionic Liquids. J. Phys. Chem. B 2022, 126, 1268-1274.

McGillicuddy, R. D.; Thapa, S.; Wenny, M. B.; Gonzalez, M. I.; Mason, J. A., Metal-Organic Phase-Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 19170-19180.

Raccuglia, P.; Elbert, K. C.; Adler, P. D. F.; Falk, C.; Wenny, M. B.; Mollo, A.; Zeller, M.; Friedler, S. A.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J., Machine-Learning-Assisted Materials Discovery Using Failed Experiments. Nature 2016, 533, 73-76.

Nourmahnad, A.; Wenny, M. B.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J., The Role of Inorganic Acidity on Templated Vanadate Composition and Dimensionality. J. Solid State Chem. 2016, 236, 215-221.


B.S., magna cum laude, with High Honors in Chemistry, 2017
Phi Beta Kappa
American Institute of Chemists Award, 2017
American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry, 2017
American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry, 2016
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Award, 2015-2016