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Katherine Elbert

2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Senior Research Specialist, Dow Chemical Company


Master of Chemical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
BA in Chemistry, Haverford College, 2014

Get to know the Master of Chemical Sciences program through a first-year student. Katherine, who has a concentration in Materials, shares her insight on carving a career path and taking advantage of the program’s interdisciplinary curriculum.

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Theoretical and technical expertise

Theoretical and technical expertise

A blend of core concentration courses and electives allows students to create an individualized academic schedule.

Am I eligible to apply?

Admissions to the master's program is highly selective. Learn more about applicant qualifications.

Creating the right chemistry

See how our Master of Chemical Sciences program makes it possible for students to link their academics to industry experience.