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Power Players

Chirania completed her bachelor’s degree in biotechnology in India, then moved to the United States where she earned a master’s degree in veterinary medical sciences from the University of Maryland.
Mina Sartipi, one of UT-ORII’s first seed grant recipients, is an expert on connectivity and sensors who uses data-driven approaches to solve real-world challenges in mobility, energy and health.
Schuster has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from UT and a master’s degree in chemistry from Duke University. She collaborated on a study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Chemical Society.

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