Debbie G. Senesky is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University in the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department. Her professional interests include the development of micro- and nano-scale materials, sensors and electronics for operation within extreme harsh environments. Prior to joining the faculty at Stanford, she was a Design Engineer in 2007 for GE Sensing. In addition, she was a Researcher Specialist in 2008 at the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center (BSAC). She has also held positions at GE Global Research Center, Hewlett Packard, and Delphi Automotive Systems. Professor Senesky received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California. She received the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. In recognition of her research, she has received the Early Faculty Career Award from NASA in 2012.