STLE Outing to the Simeone Foundation

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum hosts one of the world’s greatest collections of vintage racing sports cars. The collection was assembled by Dr. Frederick Simeone over the past 50 years and includes more than 65 sports racing cars dating back more than 100 years. Each car in the collection has a unique story; from race winners Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Mark Sidebottom

The Philadelphia Section of the STLE has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Lehigh University graduate student Mark Sidebottom. Sidebottom is a fourth-year PhD student working under the direction of Prof. Brandon Krick. Sidebottom’s dissertation project is to study the wear and friction properties of perfluoroalkoxy (PFA) polymer-alumina composites in collaboration with DuPont researchers. He has Read More …

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- 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 …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Margot Farnham

STLE Philadelphia Section Award Scholarship to U. Delaware Student Margot Farnham, a first-year graduate student in Biomedical Engineering was named as one of the winners of the 2017 STLE Philadelphia Section’s Scholarship awards. Farnham is studying under the direction of Professor Christopher Price. Her research is focused on understanding “tribological rehydration”, the fluid mechanics of Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Shayandev Sinha

  University of Maryland Grad Student Wins STLE Philadelphia Scholarship Shayandev Sinha, a mechanical engineering graduate student at the University of Maryland was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Philadelphia Section of the STLE. Working under the supervision of Professor Siddhartha Das, Sinha is studying the adhesion and lubrication of polyelectrolyte brushes and membranes. Through Read More …

New! Polo Shirts for Summer

Greetings Friends and STLE Members! I hope everyone is off to a fantastic start of the summer season! POLO SHIRTS FOR SALE! As a compliment to the warm weather, we invite you to check out these AWESOME STLE summer polo shirts custom-made for the Philadelphia Section STLE. These shirts are high-quality, 100% moisture-wicking polyester, and Read More …

2017 Delaware Valley Science Fair

Philadelphia Section of STLE Awards 7 Students at the DVSF The Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF) is the culmination of the fairs at the individual schools throughout the Tri-state region for students from grades 6-12. The DVSF was held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA with an estimated 960 exhibits. In addition to the prizes awarded Read More …

Market Development Manager Transparent Specialty Polymers

INEOS Styrolution America LLC Company Location: Aurora, Illinois Please visit this link for more information: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/300466102/ Job description The Market Development Manager, Transparent Specialty Polymers, is responsible for profitable growth of the product portfolio by interacting with customers, end-users and other value chain participants to generate sufficient interest in INEOS Styrolution products that leads to successful approvals Read More …