top of page

Kaleb Funk

Undergraduate Student

  • Email_Icon
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
Kaleb Funk.jpg

About Kaleb

Kaleb is from Terre Haute, Indiana where he attended Terre Haute North High School. He is a rising third year at the University and is pursuing a B.S. in Molecular Engineering on the chemical engineering track as well as a B.S. in Chemistry.


Outside of the lab he loves to play soccer, ultimate frisbee, run, and listen to music.


B.S. Molecular Engineering (Chemical Engineering Track) University of Chicago, 2024

B.S. Chemistry University of Chicago, 2024

Favorite Quote

"Pass on what you have learned. Strength. Mastery. But weakness, folly, failure also. Yes, failure most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is."


Scientific Hero

Michael McPheeters, High School Chemistry Teacher

Favorite Paper

Photothermal release of CO2 from capture solutions using nanoparticles

By Du T. Nguyen, Richard Truong, Richard Lee, Samantha A. Goetz and Aaron P. Esser-Kahn

If you could be a piece of lab equipment, what would you be?

"Vortex Shaker"

Kaleb's Research

Kaleb is currently working with Katie Kloska on the Carbon Capture Project.

bottom of page