Luke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at Iowa State University. He earned B.S. degrees in chemical engineering and mathematics from ISU in 2011, earned his PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016, and was a postdoc at SUNCAT/Stanford University before joining ISU in 2018. His research focuses on the computational design of heterogeneous catalysts, with particular interests in understanding catalyst stability and condensed phase reactions. His primary goal as a GPCS officer would be to grow the organization’s membership through recruiting targeted at synergistic and related fields.