B.S. Texas Tech University bpachec2@illinois.edu   Belinda Pacheco is a materials chemistry graduate student in Prof. Dana Dlott’s group. Belinda graduated from Texas Tech University in 2016 where she worked with Dr. Louisa Hope-Week on the synthesis of photocatalytic materials using novel sol-gel techniques. Additionally, she worked at Los Alamos National Lab for three years specializing in materials characterization and nuclear forensics analytics.