Event Title

Morning Engineering & Physics Panel

Presenter Educational Level

graduate

Department

Engineering/Physics

Presentation Type

Panel Discussion

Start Date

20-3-2021 10:20 AM

Abstract

Join this panel to hear about women in engineering and physics! This panel represents a broad range of education levels and experience in a variety of engineering fields as well as physics.

Biography

Lorin Swint Matthews is a professor of Physics at Baylor University where she is the Associate Director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, and Engineering Research. She received her Ph.D. in Physics from Baylor University in 1998. She worked for Raytheon Aircraft Integration Systems from 1998-2000 as a multi-disciplined engineer in the Flight Sciences Department, where she worked on NASA's SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) aircraft. In 2000, she joined the faculty at Baylor University. Her areas of research include numerical modeling and experimental investigations of the charging and dynamics of dust in astrophysical and laboratory plasma environments, for which she received an NSF CAREER Award in 2009. She is currently a member of the Fusion and Energy Sciences Advisory Committee for the Department of Energy.

Maria McClintock is a Senior Biochemical Engineer at Cargill. She did her BS in chemical engineering at Virginia Commonwealth Engineering. After her BS, she went on a Fulbright Fellowship to Thessaloniki Greece. While in Greece she started an engineering educational program focused on Synthetic Biology. Maria continued her studies at the University of Minnesota where she earned a PhD in chemical engineering with a minor in public affairs. Upon completion of the PhD Maria joined Cargill‘a Core Research and development Team where her primary role focuses on automation and process development.

Rhonda Pepper is an engineer supporting the Master Planning Organization, Center Operations Directorate at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville AL.

Lauren Shibakov earned her Bachelor's of Science in Cvil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and is professionally licensed with an emphasis in construction stormwater analysis. She has been the owner of Lauren Engineering Services for 13 years.

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Mar 20th, 10:20 AM

Morning Engineering & Physics Panel

Join this panel to hear about women in engineering and physics! This panel represents a broad range of education levels and experience in a variety of engineering fields as well as physics.