Research. Sustainability. Outreach.


Head of Testing
M2SEC Building, Room #G558

Major: Chemical Engineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Baldwin City, Kansas

Time with KUBI: May 2014

Education: Baldwin HIgh School, Baldwin City, KS 2011

Outreach Coordinator

Major: Exercise Science

Year: Junior

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Time with KUBI: since June 2014

Education: George School, 2012

Head of Logistics

Major:  Chemical Engineering

Year: Senior

Hometown:  Leawood, KS

Time with KUBI:  May 2013

Education:  BA in Chemistry, KU, 2010

Blue Valley North High School, OP, KS - 2006


Dr. Susan Williams
Principal Investigator
Learned Hall, Room #4142

Dr. Susan M Stagg-Williams is a Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Kansas. She is also the Director of the KU Biodiesel Initiative which produces high quality biodiesel from the KU Dining Services used cooking oil. She also serves as a faculty fellow for the University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence, and has additionally been chosen as the official KU Faculty Athletics Representative.
Dr. Stagg-Williams joined the KU faculty in 1999 after finishing her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. She holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Here research interests are alternative fuel production, primarily investigating novel catalysts and reactor system for the production of hydrogen, synthesis gas (a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide), and biofuels.

Lab Manager
M2SEC Building, Room #G558

Major:  Chemistry

Year: Senior

Hometown:  Leawood, KS

Time with KUBI:  2 years

Education:  Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, KS, 2011


Head of Production
M2SEC Building, Room #G554

Major:  Chemistry

Year:  Junior

Hometown:  Overland Park, KS

Time with KUBI:  March 2013

Education:  Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, KS, 2011


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