Katherine Ferguson

Laboratory Assistant
Before graduating with her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech, Katherine held a co-op position with DuPont for 12 months. After graduation, she worked on the manufacture of vaccines at Merck and Co., Inc. in Pennsylvania. She returned to Blacksburg to be a full-time wife and mother for four years, and then was employed as a Biological Materials Production technician at TechLab in Blacksburg.
Katherine now enjoys bringing the skills from all of her previous jobs together to help our lab run as smoothly, safely, and efficiently as possible.

How to Find Me :

  • Email: kashelor@vt.edu
  • Phone: (540) 231-9795
  • Office: 250 Smyth Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0404.


  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2003