Akosua graduated from the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering with her BSE in Mechanical Engineering in December of 2011. After graduation, she worked for Electrolux, a home appliance company in Brazil, and is currently working as a Test Engineer in Ford Motor Company’s Axle and Transmission Development Laboratory. She began working with professor Clack in September of 2013, assisting Tian Xia with research to determine the optical properties of powdered activated carbon (PAC) and fly ash used in electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) during the Mercury capture process. She hopes to continue working in air quality research in the future. In her spare time, she loves to cook, especially desserts!