Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Emanuel is styding chemical engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
Although, Emanuel will graduate as an engineer degree in the near future, he has excellent skills when it comes to inorganic synthesis, which came in handy when he worked with Huiguang Dai in Professor Hairong Guan laboratory this summer.
His research was focues on ammonia-borane as a hydrogen source for the reduction of amines under mind conditions. He successfully showed that ammonia-borane could potentially serve as an alternative reagent for the reduction of amides to their respective amines. Here is a picture of him presenting his resarch at the ACS meeting in New Orleans spring of 2018. We look forward to read more about his research project when it gets published.
Take a look at this video where Emanuel describes his experience working on a project in the REU program at UC.