Sarah Lightfoot Vidal
Materials Science and Engineering BS/MS, 2013
Sarah proposes to do research at CIPA’s Functional Polymer Department, in conjunction with the Polymers department at the Universidad de Concepción. She will be working on developing a polymer blend of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) for use in the medical field.
Originally from Corvallis, OR, Sarah has been volunteering as an undergraduate researcher at Dr. Michele Marcolongo’s Biomaterials Research Group for two years and is a regular contributor to the Journal of Young Investigators.