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Sarah Gleeson

Sarah Gleeson

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Honorable Mention, 2015
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (declined), 2016
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2016-19
Drexel Fellowships Ambassador, 2016-20

PhD student Materials Science and Engineering

Drexel faculty mentor: Christopher Li.

Sarah Gleeson is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering. Sarah received an undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University in Biomedical Engineering, and served as an AmeriCorps volunteer for a year before coming to Drexel for graduate school. Under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Li in the Soft Materials Group, she is working on a project designing biomimetic synthetic bone materials. She hopes her work will be used to create more effective tissue substitutes for patients with bone disease or damage. 


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Drexel Materials Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research and DoD NDSEG Fellowships - May 2016
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