Sirena Hargrove-Leak

Sirena Hargrove-Leak is an Assistant Professor of Engineering in the Dual-Degree Engineering Program at Elon University. She received a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of South Carolina, and MS and BS degrees in chemical engineering from NC Agricultural and Technical State University. She is exploring the beneficial uses of K-12 outreach and service-learning to address issues related to retention in engineering education. Her research interests also include heterogeneous catalysis for fine chemical and pharmaceutical applications and membrane separations. When not teaching engineering courses, she enjoys teaching science and engineering courses for non-majors.