Agata Chmiel is in the third year of her bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering at UIC. She was born in Stalowa Wola, Poland, and moved to the United States with her family when she was 7 years old. She started working for the Energy Initiative in the Spring of 2016 as an intern for the Chicago Section of the Electrochemical Society. Currently she manages digital content, prepares copy and rough draft material, and assists with the coordination of and participation in EI events, programs, and meetings. As a result of her work with EI and her research at the Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Research Laboratory (SMSRL), she hopes to obtain a career that blends her interests of sustainability, manufacturing, and consulting.