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Sarah (Katz) Schechter

Sarah (Katz) Schechter
Graduate Student | Research Assistant
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
3651 Watt Way, VHE-402
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089
E-Mail: sarahgka@usc.edu


Education:

+ B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Florida (2013)

Research Projects:

+ Fabrication of Out-of-Autoclave Prepreg with High Through-Thickness Permeability by Polymer Film Dewetting

Positions:

2017-  Present: Teaching Assistant, Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California
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2015 - Present: Graduate Student Research Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California
2013-2015: R&D Engineer, Substrate Packaging Technology Development, Intel Corporation

Conference Papers:
"Through-Thickness Permeable Prepreg For Robust Vacuum Bag Only Processing" L. K. Grunenfelder, S.Katz, T. Centea, S. Nutt, SAMPE Conference Proceedings, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, (2017)

Invited Speaker:
Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) STEM Bytes Seminar, 2017
11th Annual Mork Family Department (MFD) Symposium, Poster Presentation, 2016

Honors and Awards:
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholar, 2016-2017 & 2017-2018
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), Honorable Mention, 2015-2016 & 2016-2017
Mork Family Doctoral Fellowship, 2015-2017

Mentorship & Outreach:
Board Member, Materials Research Society (MRS) USC Student Chapter
PhD Advisory Board Member & Undergraduate Mentor, Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE)
PhD Representative, Women in Engineering (WIE)
Mentor, Viterbi Graduate Mentorship Program