Academia

Ph.D. in Biological and Environmental Engineering

Cornell University; Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
August 2012 – Currently


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Research description
My thesis research focuses on the utilization of bioelectrochemical systems (BESs) to increase the growth of specific electrically-active microbial species in mixed communities, such as those present in the large intestine and soils, to improve overall performances.

Complementary research

– Electrochemical separator for caproic acid

– Syngas fermentation

– Polyacrylonitrile and PEDOT electrodes


Awards
Graduate Research Fellowship
National Science Foundation.
April, 2014
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Sloan Scholar
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
May, 2013
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M.S. in Biological and Environmental Engineering

Cornell University; Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
August 2012 – May 2014


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Research description:
Exploring bioelectrochemical systems should be so much fun for everyone!

B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Tufts University; Chemical and Biological Engineering
August 2004 – May 2008


Course focus:
Reaction kinetics, renewable energy

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