rachel gaines

weSTEM publicity coordinator


Rachel is a fourth-year PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering studying process optimization of electroorganic syntheses, where she primarily focuses on reaction engineering and scale-up of glycerol electrooxidation. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Appalachian State University, where she also played Division 1 field hockey and was a member of the national team. In addition to her research, she enjoys weightlifting, scrolling through Zillow, and drinking specialty coffee.

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