Entering Year: 2012
Undergraduate University: Johns Hopkins University
Thesis Advisor: Paul I. Barton
Thesis Title: Monetizing Natural Gas under Uncertain and Dynamic Conditions
Practice School Stations: Novartis (Basel, Switzerland), BP (Naperville, Illinois)
Why I chose the PhDCEP Program:
I wanted to find a program that could allow me to acquire really deep, technical skills before applying them to the broader world of business, and there are very few programs in the world that offer such an opportunity.
Work experience and activities:
I was heavily involved in research throughout my undergraduate years. At Johns Hopkins, I spent a year working on organic solar cells, and two more years working on stem cells. I also had a couple of research-related summer internships in Singapore and Germany. In addition, I also served as a tutor for some Chemical Engineering courses. After I graduated and before enrolling at MIT, I spent a year working full-time as a researcher in Singapore working on solar-to-hydrogen conversion.