Energy Science and Engineering PhD, 2016
Current Employment: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
After graduating, Beth took a job at ORNL for a year and a half working in the Industrial Partnerships and Economic Development group. There she helped start the Innovation Crossroads program assisting startup companies access national lab resources. She is currently the Business Development Manager for the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Lab at the University of Illinois
Mentor: Adam Guss
Dissertation Description: Working with microorganisms other than the traditional yeast and E. coli for bioconversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks to value-added fuels and chemicals.
PhD in Energy Science and Engineering - University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Master of Science in Bioenergy - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign