ESP Biography

ABBY TAUSSIG, A Stanford tree working to save the trees

Major: Chemical Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. I am studying and teaching chemistry because I think that chemical reactions are hilarious, and I want to show everyone else how funny they can be. I am working on the solar array for the Stanford Solar Car Project, and doing research on solid polymer electrolytes because I am passionate about using clean energy to preserve the natural environment. I plan to attend grad school and aspire to be a professor one day.

Past Classes

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C6049: Battery Chemistry in Splash Fall 2017 (Nov. 11 - 12, 2017)
How is your potato battery going to save the world? Come build batteries out of vegetables and learn about how energy storage enables the proliferation of renewables. We will dive into the chemistry behind the batteries we use everyday.

C5606: Edible Chemistry in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
Why do gummy bears glow when you electrocute them? What's that?? You've never electrocuted a gummy bear before?!?! Come explore the chemistry behind your favorite foods.