Yana Milyutin received her first degree in Organic Chemistry at Odessa National Polytechnic University (Ukraine) in 1997 and her M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 2012. She has over seven years of experience in research and development of GaAs optoelectronic devices as a process engineer in a start-up R&D group (3DV Systems). During 2012-15, she worked as a researcher at the molecular electronics laboratory under Prof. Y. Yaish at the Technion’s Electrical Engineering Department. Her research focused on process development and characterization of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), graphene and silicon nanowires.