Jendai Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Virginia State University and is currently a third year PhD student and NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Fellow at the University of Cincinnati. She has completed several internships, many of which with NASA.
Jendai is currently working on the fabrication and characterization of plasmonic and electrochemical biosensors with Drs. Laura Sagle, William Heineman and Jessica Koehne in the Department of Chemistry at University of Cincinnati and Center for Nanotechnology at the NASA Ames Research Center. Her work can be applied to medical diagnostics as well as astronaut health and environmental monitoring. She wishes to pursue a career in the government after graduation.