David Tan is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in Chemical Engineering. He is interested in the production of various chemicals and foods. David started working at the FSHN-PPP and IBRL on May 2019. He is hoping to gain experience in a plant and lab setting to learn about various methods to manufacture foods and other chemicals. He is very passionate about learning the various industrial and analytical equipment in the PPP and IBRL and hopes to gain an understanding about their functionalities and operation.