Steven Chavez

Faculty Mentor: Yuriy Roman and Fikile Brushett

Direct Supervisor: Lukas Langenegger

Home University: University of California, Berkeley

Academic Department: Chemical Engineering


Steven was born and raised in southern California. A senior majoring in chemical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, his research interests include materials design for next generation renewable energy technologies. A seasoned researcher, he plans to go onto graduate school and obtain his doctoral degree in materials science and engineering. Future career goals include securing a faculty position and leading a group that probes the fundamentals of electrochemistry for applications in electrocatalysis, semiconductor design and alternative energy technologies.