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Science Policy Fellow - Cholena Ren

Implementing Organization

The National Academies of Sciences and Engineering Gulf Research Program (NASEM GRP)


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Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

Funding Program

NASEM Gulf Research Program Fellowships


Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Ms. Ren is a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at Louisiana State University (LSU) and an alumna of the University of West Florida. Her undergraduate research included polymer syntheses that could be used in future cancer treatments. She continued her education at LSU, working towards her Ph.D. in chemistry at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Center. For her dissertation research, she studies particulates generated from combustion processes.


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Project Partners

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Gulf of Mexico Office

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