Born and raised in Santiago, Chile, Abigail graduated with honors from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile with a B.Sc. in Chemistry. She worked in organometallic materials for olefin polymerization with Professor Rene Rojas. After finishing undergraduate school, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue graduate school in the Department of Chemistry at UCSB, in the groups of Professor Michael Chabinyc and Craig Hawker.
Synthesis, design and characterization of materials with thermoelectric properties