Dr. Christi Patton Luks is Professor (NTT) and Associate Chair for Academic Affairs of the Linda and Bipin Doshi Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M and M.S. in Applied Math and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa. She is currently the Vice-President of Professional Interest Councils in ASEE and the president of Omega Chi Epsilon.