2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Qiuyun Wang

Villanova Graduate Student Receives Section Award Villanova Mechanical Engineering graduate student Qiuyun Wang was presented with a $1,500 scholarship award from the Philadelphia Section of the STLE. Working under the direction of Prof. Qianhong Wu, Wang’s research is focused on the pressure generation and relaxation in soft porous media. Her work is applicable to many Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature-Renai Chen

Penn Chemistry Graduate Student Wins STLE Scholarship Renai Chen, a second-year chemistry graduate student working with Penn Chemistry Professor Abraham Nitzan, is applying quantum chemistry and molecular dynamics methodologies to study the theoretical mechanisms in electronic and thermal energy transport in molecular junctions and at molecular-metal interfaces. This is an interdisciplinary project combining chemistry and Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Kathryn Hasz

University of Pennsylvania Student Awarded Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Kathryn Hasz, a third-year graduate student in material science and engineering, received a $2,000 Philadelphia STLE scholarship award. Working in Professor Rob Carpick’s lab, Hasz uses atomic force microscopy to study the effect of the environment on the nano scale stick-slip friction of 2D materials. Hasz has Read More …