Grace Boileau is a junior at the University of Illinois, who majors in food science and minors in chemistry. Grace started at the FSHN PPP and IBRL PP in 2021. She is interested in research and development, and more specifically material science. With several semesters of undergraduate research experience in the FSHN department, Grace hopes to gain more valuable hands-on experience at the pilot plant scale. In the future, she wants to attend graduate school for a P.H.D., and plans to enter the food industry.