Hi! You’ve found Tien Nguyen’s web portfolio. She’s a freelance science reporter. She has written about topics in the physical sciences, energy and the environment for Chemical & Engineering News, Princeton University, VICE News, Scientific American, Mentalfloss.com, New Scientist, TED-Ed and ACS Reactions.

She delights in the challenge of explaining the complex science behind everyday life. Now a reformed chemist, she first got hooked on science communication while completing a PhD in organic chemistry. In 2014, she dove into the writing world as a BWF Fellow for The Open Notebook and as a communications specialist for Princeton’s Department of Chemistry before joining C&EN as a staff writer in 2017. She’s based in DC. For more information, visit her LinkedIn page. Contact her through Twitter @mustlovescience or email at tiennguyenwrites at gmail.