Zach Karmiol

Zachary Karmiol is a PhD student in Material Science & Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he received his BS and MS. His work has included catalyst synthesis for biofuel conversion, the refining of rare earth metals, and structural steels for use in supercritical water environments. A finalist in the first inaugural DOE sponsored FLoW Competition and Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition; he is concerned with the practical impact of emerging energy technologies.