Amalie Trewartha

Post Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

Amalie is a postdoc in Gerbrand Ceder's group in the materials science division at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. She began her career as a nuclear physicist, before moving into materials science in 2019, with a focus on machine learning. Her research interests include the application of natural language processing techniques to scientific literature, and building thermodynamically-motivated ML models for materials property prediction

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has shifted her research focus to using NLP to analyse the COVID-19 literature. She is one of the lead developers on the COVIDScholar ( project.


  • –present
    Post Doctoral Materials Science Researcher, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2017–2019
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility