Keli Christopher

The STEM Greenhouse

Executive Director

Dr. Keli Christopher is a product of Grand Rapids Public Schools. She attended North Carolina A&T State University, a historically black university, where she received her B.S. in Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When Dr. Christopher received her Ph.D. in 2005, she became the third black woman in the world to get a Ph.D. in that field of study. She has also served as the National President for Alpha Epsilon Honor Society, the Honor Society for Agricultural Engineers.

Keli Christopher's Sessions at Big Data Ignite 2019