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

Gang Yang's Comprehensive Exam Defense | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 9:30AM | 298 Slawson

Stop Day - Movie Night | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 5:00PM | Beren Center (G192 Slawson)

Winter Break | The main CPE office will be closed during the week of December 23-27 and again on Wednesday, Janurary 1, 2020. Some faculty and staff may be available on some of these days, but they should be contacted directly for individual appointments. 

Wednesday, January 15th | New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 21st | First Day of Spring 2020 Classes


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