Monthly Archives: August 2021

Amber Little

Amber is our third intern for summer 2021.  She is a Chemical Engineering student from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  Her summer abstract is titled “Electrochemical Investigation of a Symmetric Nonaqueous Redox Flow Battery”.

Amber is returning to Rose-Hulman for her last year to complete her degree.  Amber is a very efficient lab worker and she helped us continue the development of a working redox flow battery prototype.  Thank you for spending the summer with us, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for you!

Charley Hengesbach

Charley Hengesbach spent her summer with us in beautiful Holland, MI.  She graduated from Alma College with a degree in Chemistry in the spring of this year.  Her abstract was titled “Exploiting a Pyrylium Route to New Redox-Active Pyridinium Compounds”.

We really enjoyed having Charley with us this summer, and she must have enjoyed spending it with us because she will be continuing her employment with Jolt Energy.  We are really thrilled that she has decided to stick around.

Johnny Drozd

Johnny is our first highlighted intern of summer 2021.  He is a Chemistry student from Western Michigan University.  Johnny came to us interested in synthesis and we aim to please.  His poster was titled “The Synthesis of Pyridinium Salts for Electrochemical Applications”.

Johnny is a great, fun and talented chemist.  He is returning to Western for one more semester and we are excited to find out what comes next for him.  Thanks for spending the summer with us!

MSU Mid-Sure Conference Presentations

Two of our summer interns chose to participate in the MSU Mid-Sure Conference.  This year this conference and these presentations were virtual.  Go to YouTube and check out their summer research…

Amber Little: “Electrochemical Investigation of a Symmetric Nonaqueous Redox Flow Battery”


Johnny Drozd: “The Synthesis of Pyridinium Salts for Electrochemical Applications”