Kristin Marshall is an Associate Research Director at Lux Research on the Materials and Manufacturing team. In this role, she is the team captain, evaluating a wide range of materials innovations for a more connected, mobile, and sustainable future. The team's focus is on materials technologies themselves, specifically those improving our ability to communicate and travel, build smarter, lasting infrastructure, cities, and homes, and make products that have less of an impact on our health and the health of the planet.
Over the past several years, Kristin has covered topics ranging from biobased polymers and biobased intermediate chemicals to consumer packaging. Kristin also contributes to Lux's broader coverage of sustainability.
Kristin holds an M.S. in chemical engineering from Oregon State University, where she worked as a graduate teaching assistant as well as a graduate research assistant investigating complex fluids and soft solids. She also holds a B.A. in economics from New York University (NYU) with a minor in environmental studies. She holds a certification in corporate sustainability from NYU Stern School of Business.