Philadelphia STLE Awards Scholarship to U Penn Graduate Student

The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 Scholarship to Yiwei Qiang. Qiang is a third-year graduate student in Material Science and Engineering, jointly advised by Profs. Daeyeon Lee and Kevin Turner. Qiang’s thesis focuses on understanding the mechanical properties and failure mechanisms of highly loaded polymer nanocomposite films that are Read More …

University of Pennsylvania Graduate Student Receives Scholarship

The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 Scholarship to Parker LaMascus. LaMascus completed his second year of doctoral study at under the direction of Prof. Rob Carpick. Prior to coming to Penn, LaMascus made contributions to sustainable energy while an undergraduate at Oklahoma Christian University, including developing a provisionally patented Read More …

U Penn Undergraduate Receives Scholarship

The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 Scholarship to Daniel Delghandi, an undergraduate student at U Penn. The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 Scholarship to Daniel Delghandi, an undergraduate student at U Penn. Delghandi is a junior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM), Read More …

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 …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Christopher Kondratowicz

Drexel University Doctoral Student Receives Philadelphia STLE Scholarship The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $500 scholarship to Christopher Kondratowicz of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Kondratowicz is pursuing a joint BE and ME in Chemical Engineering. Kondratowicz has an excellent academic record, with a near 4.0 in his major courses, Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Arnab Bhattacharjee

STLE Section Awards Scholarship to University of Delaware Doctoral Student The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Arnab Bhattacharjee, a doctoral student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware. Studying asperity scale wear within multi-asperity contact and investigating onset of macroscale debris generation are the main goals of Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Jamie Benson

STLE Section Awards Scholarship to University of Delaware Doctoral Student The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Jamie Benson, a doctoral student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware. Jamie’s doctoral research aims to understand cartilage tribology, in particular, how cartilage responds mechanically, tribologically, and biologically to contact Read More …