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Ariana Levitt

Ariana Levitt

Drexel Coulter Fellow, 2015-16
NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2017-22
Drexel Fellowships Ambassador, 2017-19
Australia–Americas PhD Research Internship Program, 2018

PhD candidate, Materials Science & Engineering


Drexel faculty mentors: Yury Gogotsi and Genevieve Dion

Ariana is conducting research in both Prof. Yury Gogotsi’s Nanomaterials Group and Prof. Genevieve Dion’s Center for Functional Fabrics. Her research focuses on developing conductive fibers and yarns using MXenes (2D carbides). These fibers and yarns are used as electrodes in wearable energy storage devices for powering smart textiles. Ariana graduated from Cornell University in 2015 with a degree in Fiber Science. She is currently on the board of trustees for the Drexel Graduate Student Association and enjoys volunteering as a Science Now Educator at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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PhD Student Ariana Levitt Named 2016 Coulter Fellow - January 2016
Drexel Graduates its First Class of Coulter Fellows - June 2016
Ariana Selected for 2018 Australia-Americas PhD Research Internship Program - February 2018
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Last updated: September 2018