WISDM Speaker

Kindle Williams, MS

Chemical Engineering | Chemical Engineering
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Speaking (Panel), Mentoring, Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Co-founding Ventures, Board Seat/Advising, Academic Collaborations

About Kindle

Kindle Williams is in the final months of her PhD in Chemical Engineering. She works with Prof. Karthish Manthiram on organic electrosynthesis, electrochemical CO2 conversion, and studying the behavior of blended electrolytes. During her time at MIT, she has served as an elected representative for the ChemE Graduate Student Advisory Board (GSAB), an dorm officer in Sidney-Pacific, a volunteer organizer, and an avid intramural sport participant, among other roles. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering & Chemistry at the University of Alabama. She will soon be heading to Stanford to work on wastewater treatment with Prof. William Tarpeh, after which she is interested in a career in sustainability startups & policy.

STEM Keywords

catalysis, climate policy, deep decarbonization, diversity and equity, electrochemistry, electrolysis, emission reduction, energy storage, energy sustainability, food sustainability, graduate women in stem, LGBTQIA+ in stem, life cycle assessment, safety awareness, science communication and mentoring, service, surface science, volunteering, water energy nexus

Venture Keywords

catalysis, climate, deep decarbonization, electrolysis, sustainable agriculture, wastewater treatment, water energy nexus

Country of Origin

United States

Kindle's Innovation Activities

Other Innovation Activity

Proposed startup work in 15.366 (Energy & Climate Ventures); sort of co-founded a ChemE volunteer organization

Kindle In the News

Technique could enable cheaper fertilizer production

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Kindle Awards

William C. Rousseau Award in Leadership and Ethics in Chemical Engineering Practice, 2017-18

AIChE Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division Travel Grant, 2020

3rd Place, Science Policy & Advocacy for STEM Scientists Policy Pitch Competition, 2021