Allison Koopman


Allison was born and raised in San Jose, California and is a third year undergraduate at UCSB. She is currently working towards a B.S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the College of Creative Studies. She joined the Hawker Group in Fall 2017 and is interested in the synthesis of polymeric materials. During the summer of 2017, she participated in a Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program at the University of Texas at El Paso in the lab of Dr. Luis Echegoyen where she worked on the synthesis of uranium endohedral fullerenes. Outside of the lab, Allison enjoys skiing, writing, and going on adventures with her friends.