Steven R. DelaCruz
University of Nevada-Reno
Steven DelaCruz is a sophomore honors student at the University of Nevada - Reno, where he studies chemical engineering with a minor in renewable energy. Influenced by his Las Vegas roots, Steven is passionate about solar energy and works in his university's SOLAR Lab developing new materials for photocatalytic hydrogen generation. As a freshman, he founded the Sustainable Energy Network, a student organization that promotes interest in renewable energy through professional development and sustainability projects. Last summer, he studied renewable energy in Bilbao, Spain, at the University of the Basque Country. Outside of school, Steven enjoys traveling, basketball, and ethnic cuisine.