Steve Farrell is pursuing a PhD in Materials Chemistry at NYU Tandon. He graduated from Drexel University in 2014 with a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering. Post-graduation, he was a process engineer for Johnson Matthey – Intercat Savannah working on catalyst additive manufacturing and a process development engineer for Johnson Matthey Clean Air, developing diesel SCR catalytic converters for new vehicle applications. His current research in the Hybrid Nanomaterials Laboratory is focused on colloidal synthesis of nanomaterials for catalysis. In his spare time, he practices iaido and enjoys walking his dog, Estelle.