Diandra Leslie-Pelecky works at the intersection between science and story, using her background as a nanomaterials researcher and master science communicator to bring science to audiences that aren't always looking for it. Her non-fiction writing ranges from scientific and popular articles about nanotechnology to the science of fast cars. She also brings her unique experiences to screenplays, stage plays and television, where she writes about the scientific culture, ethical challenges, and the wonders of discovery. Her talents as a speaker capable of entertaining any audience was recognized by selection as a Sigma Xi Distinguished Speaker.
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By painting vivid pictures and relating science to everyday life, she makes science not only fun and fascinating, but also understandable.