Saturday, February 21, 2009

what do women engineers do?

These are just a few biographies of presenters in the Stanford University Mechanical Engineering Women's Group lecture series Eng 311A - Women in Engineering.

Edith Wilson is a Consulting Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford and also consults in the high technology and medical device areas using her expertise from 20+ years experience in executive corporate management; entrepreneurship; technology assessment, acquisition, and development; teaching; and consulting. She graduated from Duke University with a BS in Bio-Medical Engineering and came to Stanford's Mechanical Engineering Design Group where she also received her MS and Engineer's degrees

Kelley Atkinson Alwood is an Associate Mechanical Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, CA. She completed her B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (2004) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL and completed two M.S. degrees at Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics (2006) and Management Science and Engineering (2007). During her undergraduate years she also earned her private pilot's license. Kelley joined NASA JPL in 2007 and has worked on the Mars Science Lab (MSL) and Juno missions since then. Outside of work, she enjoys skiing, camping, yoga, travelling and visiting family.

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