B.S., Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2015
Thaige grew up in Kokomo, IN until he moved to Clinton, MS in middle school. He studied chemical engineering at Mississippi State University where researched magnetic nanomaterials with Prof. Keisha Walters. During his undergraduate studies, he participated in several REU programs where Thaige obtained research experience in gold nanomaterials, computational chemistry, biophysics, cell biology, and polymer chemistry. Currently, Thaige is working to achieve higher oxidation state lanthanide complexes.