Stephany Santos Wins Ford Fellowship.Stephany Santos, a doctoral candidate in the imLab, and advised by Prof. David Pierce, recently won a prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

This fellowship recognizes both her research in cartilage mechanics and her work in engineering education, communication, and mentorship. Her work in engineering education includes quantifying the impact of interaction with female undergraduate research assistants on K-12 students during educational outreach activities designed to engage and educate these students on multiscale biomechanics.

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