Maura Gibbs

Maura joined the Goldberg group in 2021. Her research focuses on developing homogeneous catalysts for the dehydrogenation of saturated polymers, with an ultimate goal of allowing upcycling of discarded plastic to more valuable specialty polymers. Prior to Penn, Maura received her B.A. in Chemistry from Oberlin College where she did research in Prof. Jason Belitsky’s lab. Outside of lab, Maura likes to play grass volleyball and watch the Sixers.