2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Brantley Balsamo

Lehigh University Student Receives Philadelphia STLE Award The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to recognize Lehigh University student Brantley Balsamo as the recipient of a $500 scholarship. Balsamo is a Bioengineering major with a minor in Mechanics of Materials. Balsamo has conducted tribology research under the direction of Prof. Brandon Krick both in Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Tomas Grejtek

Lehigh University Graduate Student Earns Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Tomas Grejtak, a Lehigh graduate student working under the direction of Prof. Brandon Krick, has been named as the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Philadelphia STLE. Grejtak’s research focuses on predicting material removal, topographical evolution, and topology optimization of composite surfaces. Specifically focusing on multi-material Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Kristen Zozulia

The College of New Jersey Student Receives Philadelphia STLE Award The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $500 scholarship to Kristen Zozulia, a biomedical engineering major at The College of New Jersey. In addition to having an outstanding academic record, Zozulia is participating in research on the fluid dynamics of blood Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Fernando A. Robelledo Uscanga

Rutgers Student Receives Philadelphia STLE Award The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 scholarship to Fernando Antonio Rebolledo Uscanga, a third-year PhD candidate in biomedical engineering working with Prof. Jeffrey Zahn at Rutgers University. Rebolledo Uscanga’s work is focused on applying microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) into the biomedical field. In lieu Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Hannah Spece

Drexel University Doctoral Student receives Philadelphia STLE Scholarship The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Hannah Spece, a doctoral student in Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. Recent innovations in extrusion-based 3D printing (fused filament fabrication; FFF) have allowed for the manufacturing of high-temperature biopolymers such as polyetheretherketone (PEEK). Due Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Lu Fang

Philadelphia STLE Awards Scholarship to U. Penn Student The Philadelphia section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,000 scholarship to University of Pennsylvania mechanical engineering graduate student Lu Fang. Fang is a graduate of Penn State, interned at ExxonMobil, and has now completed her second year at Penn. Under the direction of Prof. Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Haihuan Wang

U Penn Engineering Student Receives Philadelphia STLE Award The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to U Penn Materials Science & Engineering student Haihuan Wang. Wang, who completed his first year as a Master degree candidate, is working under the direction of Prof. Shu Yang in collaboration with Prof. Rob Read More …

2019 Scholarship Winner Feature – Michael Algarra

STLE Section Awards Scholarship to Drexel University Undergraduate Student The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Michael Algarra, an undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. As a student focusing directly on Tissue Engineering, Michael finds that tribology is a huge driving factor in the design of any Read More …

2018 Scholarship Winner Feature – Sankalp Kota

STLE Section Awards Scholarship to Drexel University Doctoral Student The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Sankalp Kota, a doctoral student in Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University. Working under the direction of Prof. Michel Barsoum, Kota is studying the manufacture and properties of atomically-layered MAX -phase like Transition Metal Read More …