Grant Bouchillon was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee.  During his undergraduate career in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University, he became aquainted with Dr. Leslie Shor. After graduating he became apart of Dr. Shor"s lab group at University of Connectict as a PhD student.

Grant enjoys watching movies, tinkering around with electronics, cooking and baking, throwing the frisbee and, of course, lab work.