Senior Account Manager – Metalworking and Industrial

Position Summary: The Senior Account Manager is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and expanding assigned key customer accounts by managing all aspects of the relationship, coordinating communications and responding to customer needs. You will build and maintain excellent customer relationships by providing rewarding partnership. This position is responsible for the Metalworking and Industrial divisions and will Read More …

2018 Scholarship Winner Feature- Valerie Stephens

STLE Section Awards Scholarship to CRC Researcher The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a scholarship to Valerie Stephens, a Research and Development Chemist at CRC Industries. In addition to her career at CRC, Stephens is pursuing an MS degree in Engineering Management at Drexel University, specializing in System Design. Stephens’ graduate Read More …

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 …

Letter from the Chairman

Dear Philadelphia Section STLE Members, On behalf of the STLE Philadelphia Section executive committee officers, I want to welcome you to the 2017–2018 Program Year. One thing I’ve definitely learned over the past four years on the board is the importance of education to our section, more importantly, educating the STLE youth of tomorrow.  This 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-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 …