Crystal Shi

Graduate Student
PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering- Chemical focus (In Progress)
Primary office:
G414 LEEP2
Second office:
CEBC



Summary

Crystal is working on her Ph.D. while conducting research under the supervision of Dr. RV Chaudhari. Her current research interests include the oxidation of biomass feedstocks to dicarboxylic acids. She got her Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the China University of Petroleum (East China). After graduation, she moved to Canada to continue her Master’s study and received the Graduate Excellence Award at University of Calgary for her outstanding research and academic performances. After joining the KU, Crystal was appointed as graduate teaching assistants for undergraduate MEB and mass transfer classes that help build her enthusiasm and confidence in teaching. Crystal believes that a single step forward in research makes huge difference in life. After completion of her Ph.D., she hopes to continue research works on catalysis and reaction engineering.


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Deadline to apply to 3MT | October 14th First Heat will take place on Thursday, October 24th 

Mark B. Shiflett Lecture on Refrigerants | Thursday, October 17th | Hancock Ballroom @ The Oread

Research Connections & Networking Event | Monday, October 21st | 11am - 12pm | 1131 Learned Hall

Special Seminar with Boelo Schurr from the University of Twente | Friday, October 25th | 1:00 - 1:50PM | 2420 LEEP2

Hospitality Suite at the Annual AIChE Conference | Sunday, November 10th | 7:30 - 9:30PM | Blue Spring Room, Hyatt Regency Orlando

Nick Reding's Final Thesis Defense | Monday, November 25th | 9:00 - 10:00AM | 1 Eaton (Dean's Conference Room)


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