Sasha is currently the NA Polypropylene Product Planner at ExxonMobil Chemical Company in Baytown, Texas. She has been with ExxonMobil since 2013 where she started in Global Technology. For the first four years, she worked in both polyethylene and polypropylene product development. She lead various product development programs that have many commercial applications in the market. She also explored and tested the process-structure-property relationships of polyolefin applications while in technology. In 2018, she became the Technical Section Supervisor supporting the manufacturing of Butyl rubber in Baytown, Texas. She leads a team of chemical engineers providing technical support to operations that make products going into pharmaceuticals and tire applications. Prior to her roles at ExxonMobil, she interned at GE Energy in Greenville, South Carolina and Lexmark International in Lexington, Kentucky as a material engineer intern.
Sasha received her B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2011 from the University of Florida with a focus in polymers. She then obtained her M.S. with a thesis in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State University receiving guidance from both Dr. Coray Colina and Dr. Paul Painter. She worked on various experimental amd computational research papers focusing on understanding the interactions of ionic liquids.