C.L. Tucker, PhD
Chelsea is a Research Fellow at the University of Groningen in the Green Chemical Reaction Engineering group. She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering (2020) from the University of Cape Town specializing in catalysis and process design.
Her research interests focus on the development of modularised catalytic technology for the production of fuels and chemicals from waste. She is currently developing Fischer-Tropsch catalysts that can operate under high conversion conditions to enable the creation of simple single pass process designs for the conversion of biogas to diesel.
Chelsea is part of the team that developed the 'Decentralized Diesel' waste-to-fuel system that was nominated for an IChemE Global Energy Award in 2020. She was recently named one of 10 Emerging Talent winners in the international Falling Walls Lab competition. She holds a L’Oreal for Women in Science Fellowship, an Allan Gray Fellowship and is a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Scholar.
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