Rucha Thakar

Graduate Student Researcher


Bren Hall 2324

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

IEE Research Areas: 


Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative (CLiCC)


BT: Institute of Chemical Technology, India (2015)


Rucha is pursuing a masters in environmental science and management from the Bren school, UCSB. She graduated from Institute of Chemical Technology, India in June 2015 with a focus on polymer technology. She is developing a fate and transport module for polymeric materials with the Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative (CLiCC) group at UCSB. Outside school, Rucha enjoys cooking, reading and travelling. She is also a follower of TED talks and is interested in mentorship programs for girls in STEM.