Viktoriya is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a BSc in Physics. During her academic career she has been awarded with internships in different accredited institutions, which prepared her for the first steps in her career. She has worked in the quantum lab at Boston University, and the PO Department at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Furthermore, she worked on TENGs at the Mechanical Engineering Department in her home institution, where she followed her passion for new sources of renewable energy. Her new position with CES will allow her to improve the skills she gained throughout her academic journey and also give her the opportunity to acquire new ones.