Shaun Kelsey is a 2019-2023 Self Graduate Fellow pursuing a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry at the University of Kansas. He received a B.S. (2012) in chemical engineering, with a focus on material science from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. Following his graduation, Shaun spent the next five years serving as an officer in the U.S. Army before deciding to return to academia and receiving a B.S. (2019) in chemistry from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. His current research focuses on the electrochemical properties of heterobimetallic complexes of Zinc and hopes to one day open his own lab after finishing his Ph.D.
Mentor: James D. Blakemore, Assistant Professor, Chemistry