Graduate Applies Engineering to Health and Video Games

For Shyno Mathew PhD’17, whose journey began in Kottayam, a small town in India, earning her doctorate in computational chemical engineering is the culmination—so far—of an intellectual adventure that spans continents and disciplines. In addition to her extensive research contributing to next-generation drugs and therapy, she is also an educational entrepreneur developing interactive apps to help inspire diverse young talent to pursue STEM careers.

Shyno Mathew and Jennifer Appawu co-founded qLogiX Entertainment. In June, they won a contest as part of Mayor Richard Berry’s National Marketing Campaign. City leaders hope to spread the word that Albuquerque is the perfect place to start and grow a business.

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