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Karen N. Son

School of Mechanical Engineering
585 Purdue Mall
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Karen Son is a Graduate Research Assistant in the CTRC at Purdue University and a recipient of the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering under the advisement of Dr. Garimella. Her research currently focuses on characterizing transport phenomena in sorbent beds as part of a collaboration with NASA to develop carbon dioxide removal systems for advanced space exploration. Karen received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University in 2013.