Part 1: Research Abstract
Kushaan is a rising third year Chemical Engineering major in UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry. He is passionate about green technologies, carbon capture and storage, water purification, and alternative renewable fuel sources. On campus, he is a research team lead for the Biofuels Technology Club, a student organization that turns waste cooking oil from campus dining halls into biodiesel. This summer, he is interning with Dr. Eric Sundstrom of LBNL’s ABPDU, working to convert surplus renewable energy into bioproducts and fuels. In his free time, he enjoys reading, exploring the outdoors, running, cooking, and playing sports, especially basketball and soccer.