Priya received her Bachelor’s degree from Anna University, Chennai, India with a specialization in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals. She was a graduate student at KU starting in fall 2014. She worked with Dr. Juan Bravo Suarez on Heterogeneous catalysis. Her research interests included catalysts synthesis, In situ spectroscopy, Reaction Kinetics, and on development of new improved catalysts and in situ characterization of catalysts at reaction conditions to study about reaction mechanism. Priya completed her Doctoral degree in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering in spring 2019. Her goal is to find a career in academics. Besides research, she loves watching movies and listening to music in my free time. To follow Priya's career progress, visit her LinkedIn profile.