Maha Yusuf is a PhD candidate in Stanford Chemical Engineering, and a Schlumberger Faculty for the Future and a DARE Fellow. She uses imaging diagnostic tools to understand the failure mechanisms of lithium-ion batteries. She holds an M.S. in chemical engineering from Stanford and a B.E. from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. She worked as a field engineer trainee on oil rigs in amazon rainforests prior to Stanford.