2020 Scholarship Winner Feature – Meghan Kupratis

University of Delaware Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Receives $1,500 Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Meghan Kupratis is a second year PhD student working with Professor Christopher Price at the University of Delaware. Her doctoral research focuses on understanding how modulating cartilage’s hydration influences its tribological and biological performance. Recently, her team discovered that sliding drives interstitial fluid Read More …

2020 Scholarship Winner Feature – Rishabh Chaudhary

University of Maryland Masters Student Receives $1,000 Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Rishabh is a graduate student pursuing his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He works with Prof. Michael G. Pecht and Dr. Michael H. Azarian in comprehending the performance of electrical contacts present in connectors and switches, primarily when they Read More …

2020 Scholarship Winner Feature – Harnoor Sachar

University of Maryland Mechanical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Receives $1,500 Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Harnoor is a PhD student under Dr. Siddhartha Das in the department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. His work involves modelling the thermodynamics of polyelectrolyte brush grafted interfaces as well as flows in polyelectrolyte brush grafted nanochannels. Polyelectrolyte Read More …

2020 Scholarship Winner Feature – Yoliem S. Miranda Alarcón

Rutgers University Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Receives $1,000 Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Yoliem received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Fordham University-Rose Hill Campus, New York. With a particular interest in teaching science, she joined the American Chemistry Society (ACS), where she did significant outreach work in high schools to make science a more approachable field Read More …