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William R. Lowery



Working under the direction of David Cliffel in the Department of Chemistry, William spends his time leveraging spinach towards renewable energy and occasionally lending a hand to the biosensor team. By utilizing plants for solar energy harvesting, a completely green approach to energy is achievable. 

William has been involved in several outreach programs throughout his career at Vanderbilt. You will find him leading sessions involving topics such as additive manufacturing, electrochemistry, and even the science behind the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Through these programs, he enjoys meeting and interacting with a wide range of students while sharing his passions for science, engineering, and problem solving.


VINSE Graduate Student Fellowship, 2023
Three Minute Thesis, 2021
Russell G. Hamilton Scholar, 20'20