Alumni (Fellow)

Mike Webster-Gardiner

Jefferson Arts and Sciences Dissertation Year Fellow
Mims, Florida
B.A. Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University (2011)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2016)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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Michael Webster-Gardiner completed his Ph.D. in catalysis chemistry at the University of Virginia where he published multiple high impact papers in research devoted to generating new petrochemical products. He is currently a Post Doctoral Fellow at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization) in Newcastle, Australia. His current research focuses on designing catalysts for carbon dioxide utilization (CCU) and renewable hydrogen generation as a means to decarbonize the chemical industry.

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