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Sarah Lightfoot Vidal

Sarah Lightfoot Vidal

Fulbright Student Scholar to Chile 2013-14

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.