(Micro)bio – Meet Stephanie Sheppard

Summer doldrums got you down? Power up with a quick (micro)bio from Stephanie Sheppard, a transmission planning engineer at PECO Energy. It’s short and sweet (much like myself). We should also give a shout out to Stephanie for inviting us to present at PECO’s Engineer’s Day last month.  

Episode 28: When You Yeast Expect It

If you’re prone to giggling about the human body, prepare yourself. Today’s guest is Dr. Amy Karlsson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland. (Go Terps!) Learn about her work in protein engineering as we delve into the world of e. coli and yeast. Oh, and be sure to stick […]

Scotland, och aye – Travels with Mumu

Greetings from Scotland! Nessie also says hello. I’m spending the week in Edinburgh for INCOSE 2016, an international symposium on systems engineering. (And already looking forward to next year’s conference in Australia.) One of the vendors brought along some cute freebies, which I’ve kidnapped. For science. #koalas4days It’s only day 2, and we’ve already had a magic […]

On the runway: Traveling the world with a solar-powered airplane

Just a year ago, I graduated from Virginia Tech with my degree in electrical engineering and now I am in Phoenix, AZ with Solar Impulse, a 326 ft. wingspan solar-powered airplane, preparing myself to travel across the United States, Europe, and finally land in Abu Dhabi. How did this happen? Graduating college, I did not even know […]

(Micro)bio – Meet Paige Kassalen

Happy Tuesday, ‘Scopers! Take five minutes to learn all about Paige Kassalen. She’s a super awesome electrical engineer from Virginia Tech who’s now working at Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience).

(Micro)bio – Meet Karen Panetta

Time for another installment in our (micro)bio series! Three minutes is all it takes to learn about Dr. Karen Panetta, associate dean for graduate education at Tufts University, and founder of Nerd Girls.

Episode 20: The Bare (Market) Necessities

Here’s a little ditty about Jack and Diane… Literally. (Almost) Our newest episode features Jackie Stenson, CEO of Essmart, a distribution company in India that connects local shops with a catalogue of quality, affordable, essential products. Essmart is the brainchild of Jackie and co-founder Diana Jue. Listen in as she explains what led her to make […]

Episode 16: The Innovation Game

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, may we present to you Exhibit A: a brand new podcast. We’ve got a fun one for all you budding entrepreneurs. Alice Ly, Assistant Director for Health and Sciences at the Harvard Innovation Lab (Go Crimson!), joins us for a great discussion on start-ups and innovative ideas. And if […]

Meet Rajneeta Basantkumar and say hello to (Micro)bios – your chance to share your story

So we’re trying something new and we need your help! There are so many women in STEM fields doing fascinating things, it would take us forever to interview everyone. So that’s where you come in. Introducing: (Micro)bios! We want you to send us 2 minute long audio recordings talking about who you are, why you […]

Episode 13: You Live, You Learn (Engineering)

Good morning, listeners! What’s got us all abuzz today? A new episode with guest Terrell Hatzilias, of course. Terrell is an instructor at Georgia Tech’s Grand Challenges program, a living-learning community where cross-disciplinary student teams investigate societally relevant technological and sociological problems. Join us for a far-ranging discussion about the program, ALS, and neuroethics. It’s nerdtastic!