Chris Boyce is an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Columbia University. His lab uses MRI, optical imaging and computational modeling to identify new phenomena and understand fundamental aspects of multiphase granular flows relevant to industrial particle processes as well as natural flows. Chris received his B.S. in chemical engineering and physics in 2011 at MIT, followed by a PhD in chemical engineering in 2015 at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Chris won the Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize for the best PhD thesis in chemical engineering at Cambridge. He conducted postdoctoral research at Princeton University and ETH Zurich before joining the faculty at Columbia in 2018. Recently, Chris was selected for Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Science list.