Mulei Mao

Undergraduate Researcher

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Mulei Mao is a BASc. student in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Currently, his research focuses on analyzing the environmental impact and technoeconomic feasibility of next generation bioethanol made from duckweed. Outside of research, he is an executive member of the Mechatronics peer mentorship group called Tron Mentor Chats, an Amazon Future Engineer program ambassador, and actively involved in the startup ecosystem at Waterloo. He has worked with both United College's GreenHouse social incubator and Velocity Science which led him to pursuing biofuel research. His objective is to leverage Waterloo's startup ecosystem to help Canada accelerate the transition to sustainable energy.