Steven Crossley received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 2009. From 2009-2011, he conducted research at ConocoPhillips, now Phillips 66, in the areas of fluid catalytic cracking and hydrocracking. In August 2011, Dr. Crossley joined the University of Oklahoma as an assistant professor. His research focuses on reaction kinetics and nanomaterials synthesis. Dr. Crossley is the recipient of the ACS PRF DNI award (2014) and the NSF CAREER award (2017). He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, including high-impact journals such as Science, Science Advances, and Energy and Environmental Science, and given over 40 oral presentations at national meetings and departmental seminars.