Cheldina Jean

Ph.D. Candidate
Research area: 
Materials for a sustainable environment

Cheldina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from American University and is currently a first-year student pursuing her doctoral degree at Yale University under the direction of the Fortner Lab. Her previous research involved researching and developing 3D printed point-of-use ceramic water filtration technology for use in water-scarce areas. She is a 2020 NSF GRFP recipient, and her current research involves investigating graphene oxide transformation in the natural environment. When she is not studying or doing research, she enjoys reading, exercising, and doing crafts with her younger sister.  She is co-advised with Prof. Julie Zimmerman.