Krista Schoonover

Krista is a third-year student double majoring in Chemistry and Math with a minor in German. She has experience in both experimental and computational chemistry working on a project dealing with silyl ketenes, exploring a new route for building polymers. She is currently researching thermoresponsive polymers and combining polymers and nanoparticles. She is excited to learn more about all aspects of the energy industry with the ThinkEnergy program, although her primary focus is in the technological side of clean, sustainable energy. Krista is a passionate member of the Case Symphonic Wind Ensemble, playing the bass clarinet, as well as a devoted leader in campus ministry. In her spare time, she loves playing board and card games, downhill skiing, and spending time with her cats.