Kandis Gilliard-AbdulAziz

Kandis Leslie Gilliard-AbdulAziz Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017

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Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Kandis Leslie Gilliard-AbdulAziz received her B.S. in chemistry in 2007 from Temple University, and her Ph.D. in chemistry in 2017 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining BCOE, Leslie post-doctoral work was completed in Prof. Raymond Gorte’s catalysis laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Research in the Gilliard-AbdulAziz laboratory focuses on combining ab-initio calculations with experimental techniques to nanoengineer and characterize novel heterogeneous catalysts for CO2 capture, pollution control, fossil energy and biomass conversion. 


Provost Diversity Engineering Faculty Fellow, 2017
University of Pennsylvania Provost Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017