Erin Sturd is from Overland Park, Kansas and received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. In her undergraduate research, Erin worked under the guidance of Dr. Mark Shiflett to separate hydrofluorocarbon mixtures for repurpose in next-generation refrigerants using fluoropolymer membranes. Erin’s current work focuses on understanding sorption and diffusion in fluoropolymer membranes. Outside the lab, Erin loves working out, hiking, and watching basketball.