Alumni

Jennifer Atchison  

MSE PhD defended June 2012

Postdoctoral researcher in Saarbrucken, Germany

Currently Staff Materials Scientist at INM-Leibniz Institute for New Materials

Laura Toth Beringer

Biomed BS/MS and MSE PhD, MS defended May 2012, PhD defended Dec 2014

GAANN Fellow, OGS Fellow, Joseph and Shirley Carleone Endowed Fellowship award

Postdoctoral researcher at Allegheny Health Network (ASRI)

Currently Senior Biocompatibility Scientist at Philips Respironics

Eric Brenner

MSE BS/MS defended May 2009

Currently Quality Senior Engineer II at Zimmer Biomet

Emily Buck

MSE BS/MS defended May 2014

NSF GRFP Fellow Goldwater Fellow

Whitaker Foundation Fellow in EPFL Switzerland

Currently a graduate student McGill University, Canada

Jack Burger

MSE undergrad 2018-2021

Currently pursuing his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, working in the lab of Dr. Sarah Gong in the field of nanomedicine

Michael Carey

MSE BS/MS defended June 2017

Currently a graduate student in Michel Barsoum’s Lab at Drexel

Matthew Cathell

MSE PhD defended May 2008

GAANN Fellow

Currently tenure track faculty member The College of New Jersey in the Department of Technological Studies

Aldo Di Prato

MSE BS/MS student defended May 2010

Currently North America Technical Leader at Axalta Coating Systems

Sean Dowd, Biomed BS/MSE MS defended May 2012

Currently Process Engineer at Merck

Keith Fahnestock

MSE MS defended May 2011

Currently Senior Materials Engineer at Johnson Medtech

Amelia George

BioMed MS graduated June 2016

Currently data analyst at Georgia Institute of Technology

Ryan Gifford-Hollingsworth

MSE BS/MS defended May 2014

Currently Second Lieutenant US Army Reserve and in MD program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on an Army Fellowship

Holly McIlwee Golecki

MSE BS/MS defended May 2008

NSF GRFP Fellow and graduate student at Harvard University Department of Bioengineering

Currently science teacher at Haverford School

Tatyana Huseynova

Chem Eng BS/MSE MS defended May 2015

Drexel University’s Outstanding Masters in Engineering

Currently Environmental Compliance Analyst at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Marjorie (Austero) Kiechel

MSE PhD defended June 2013

Currently Associate Scientist at Ingredion Incorporated

Michael Laudenslager

MSE BS/MS defended May 2008

University of Florida Department of MSE defended PhD March 2013

Currently Materials Engineer at Agilent Technologies

Ariana Levitt

MSE PhD candidate (co-advised Genevieve Dion)

NSF GRFP Fellow, Inaugural Coulter Fellow 2016, Provost Graduate Fellowship

Currently in Yury Gogotsi’s lab at Drexel

Elisa Mayerberger

MSE MS (co-advised Michel Barsoum) graduated April 2017

Researcher at Johnson and Johnson

Currently pursuing a PhD at Lehigh University

Michelle Neustein

Biomedical Engineering MS defended May 2005

Currently Researcher University of Pittsburgh Department of Vascular Surgery

Reaya Richardson

MSE MS graduated June 2014

Currently Therapeutic Support Staff at Northeast Treatment Centers

Jessica Schiffman

MSE PhD defended May 2009

Recipient MATPAC best of the graduate students; Drexel University’s doctoral student most likely to enhance reputation, and Lindau Award; GAANN Fellow

Postdoctoral position with Prof. Elimelech at Yale University

Currently Associate Professor (with tenure) at Department of Chemical Engineering University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Deepika Seethamraju

BioMed MS graduated June 2017

Susan Schickling

MSE MS defended May 2021

Currently pursuing industry opportunities within MSE

Janah Sorenson Szewczyk

MSE MS defended March 2009

Currently Lead Materials Scientist at Dow Chemical Company

Reva Street

BioMed PhD defended May 2018

Drexel Calhoun Fellowship, GAANN Fellowship

Bryan Sutherland

MSE BS/MS defended May 2014

Currently graduate student in MSE Dept. at University of Delaware

Jennifer Vondran

MSE BS/MS defended June 2007

Currently Partner at Keystone Scientific, Inc.

Amanda (Mandy Toth) Wittenberg

MSE BS/MS defended May 2014

Currently Application Engineer at W. L. Gore and Associates