In her new role at Tandon, Jelena Kovačević is committed to getting more women interested in technology. Tandon’s freshman class has more than double the national average of women in engineering, but Jelena wants that number to grow.
Congratulations to SWE Member Emily Chen for being named July’s Researcher of the Month by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA). For the past year, Chen—a Chemical Engineering and Applied Math double major—has been working to investigate “Shape-persistent macrocycles as hosts for Iodocarbons: toward formation of Carbyne.”
Congratulations to the FY19 Wow! Innovation Challenge #3 winner Colorado State University who won this challenge by keeping volunteers engaged all the while respecting every person’s busy schedules.
In this Diverse podcast episode, Dr. Kristina Ropella, first female dean at Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering, speaks to FY19 SWE President Penny Wirsing about her goal of changing the face of engineering.
Educators want students to develop the critical thinking and knowledge base that comes from a liberal arts education. They also hope to encourage the kinds of “Steve Jobs moments” that can come from studying outside one’s major.
Collegiate members: Enter the PepsiCo Student Engineering Challenge to innovate your way to the largest conference for women in engineering!