Carol Schmidt is a process engineer residing in her native town of Houston, TX. She currently works for Jacobs as a upstream process engineer, working mainly on offshore design projects. She started her career at Waldemar S. Nelson. She graduated from University of Houston in 2007 from the Cullen College of Engineering with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. As a student, she served several internships at Bayer Materials Science in the HCl unit, learning the operations side of Chemical Engineering. She also worked with Peter Strasser in a Fuel Cell Laboratory where she was able to design and create a combinatorial catalyst testing station. She formed a ChemE car team at UH and took her team to the National Competition. She remains active in AIChE, serving as Chair for the STS-AIChE in 2014. She has also served as Secretary for STS-AIChE in 2010/11 and YP STS-AIChE Chair in 2009.
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