Neil Chavan

Neil is a fourth year student double majoring in Chemical Engineering and Environmental studies, and double minoring in Spanish and Economics. He is interested in the intersection of engineering, economics, and public policy and has a passion for humanitarian work involving sustainable development projects. For the past 3 years, Neil has been leading a project in the Humanitarian Design Corps that focuses on improving the infrastructure for a rural community's water system in Costa Rica. On campus, Neil has conducted research in the Energy Lab, studying electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide. After completing his studies, Neil would like to apply his skills working on renewable energy initiatives in developing nations and off-grid communities.   In his spare time Neil enjoys eating avocados, playing tennis, and exploring Cleveland.