Pallavi received her bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, India and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University. She performed her dissertation reserch at KU as a member of Dr. R.V. Chaudhari’s research group at the CEBC. Her research included development of catalysts for carboxylation of epoxides and perform kinetic modeling in slurry and trickle bed reactors. She plans to pursue a career in developing sustainable processes for synthesis of day-to-day products. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano, traveling, watching movies and sports.