Haas Blacksher

Haas Blacksher is a materials engineering student from Mobile, Alabama. With a strong interest in sustainability, she currently is working on a project that involves depolymerization of different plastics using nanofibers as a catalyst, with the end goal of reducing plastic waste.

When our new Dean of Engineering, Jeff Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., first arrived on campus, we asked him Five Questions about UAB, Birmingham, and himself. Recently, Holmes started posing his own "Five Questions" to our UAB Engineering students. In the clips below, MSE student Haas Blacksher answers questions about her experience as a UAB student. Then she turns the interview around with a few questions of her own for the new dean.

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