Christopher Wagstaff

Ph.D. Students

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

My research primarily centers on characterizing carbon dioxide solid formation (at low temperatures) for the purpose of carbon dioxide separation.


  • ​B.S., Chemical Engineering, BYU, Provo, Utah, 2017
  • M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, 2018
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2019-Present

Professional Profile

  • ​Apr 2017-Jun-2017: Polymers Science Teaching Assitant
  • Aug 2016-Apr 2017: Lithuanian Instructor
  • May 2016-Aug 2016: Research Intern
  • Apr 2015-Aug 2016: Research Assistant Intern
  • Aug 2014-Dec 2014: Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant

Scientific and Professional Membership

American Chemical Society-2019


  • ​BYU Departmental Outstanding Freshman and Sophomore Awards (Apr 2012 & 2015)
  • USA National AP Scholar (2011)
  • Saint George's School Valedictorian and Head of School Cup Recipient (June 2011)
  • Official C1 Level Lithuanian Language Proficiency (June 2016)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Cryogenic Carbon Capture Solids-formation Separations