William St. Pierre


Mentor: Dr. Ranga Narayanan

College of Engineering

"I got involved with research to understand the ways in which chemical engineering fundamentals are applied to further understand observable patterns of both stability and instability in nature."


Chemical Engineering



Research Interests

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Reaction Kinetics

Academic Awards

  • Anderson Scholar (2016)
  • University Scholars Program (2017-2018)


  • Honors Ambassadors


  • Introduction to Engineering
  • MAE Peer Advising
  • Balance 180

Hobbies and Interests

  • Gymnastics Strength Training
  • Philosophy
  • Writing and Reading
  • Traveling

Research Description

Patterned Structures via Electrodeposition
This project involves application of established principles of transport phenomena to electro-deposition in order to create patterned substrates.