Ani Nazari earned her bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in June 2016. After finishing her undergraduate studies, she transitioned into the industry, working first as an environmental engineer and later as a quality engineer at Marathon Petroleum Company, the California Air Resources Board, and Biosense Webster. She is currently pursuing her PhD in chemical engineering at Arizona State University. Her research centers on the degradation studies of sorbents used in moisture-swing applications for the direct air capture of CO2. Outside of academia, Ani enjoys traveling, scuba diving, hiking, swimming, kickboxing, weightlifting, playing with her puppy, and reading horror stories.
B.S., Chemical Engineering (Minor in Materials Engineering) – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (2016)