Dr. Evelyn T. Huamán received her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. While at Northwestern, Dr. Huamán was a Dean’s Scholar and was inducted to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for outstanding scholarship and leadership. During her tenure at Northwestern she also held the position of President for the Society of Women Engineers and received the Lucent Technologies Scholar Award, Merck Scholar Award, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholar Award and the 3M Scholar Award for Excellence in Engineering. She then completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the world-renowned Harvard School of Dental Medicine with special distinction in the fields of Periodontology and Restorative Dentistry. While at Harvard, she conducted investigative studies in collaboration with the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), publishing her results in prestigious scientific journals.