Rachel Steinhardt, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, Chemical Tools for Bio-Orthogonal Neuromodulation. One of the most perplexing challenges in neuroscience is how to explain…
Inaugural Patrick P. Lee Scholars in College of Engineering and Computer Science Announced
The College of Engineering and Computer Science is honored to announce its inaugural Patrick P. Lee Scholars. The Lee Foundation’s largest scholarship program supports students at institutions of higher learning who are pursuing careers in engineering and other technical fields.
Joli Cacciatore is a fourth year civil engineering student from Niagara Falls, NY. Since arriving at the University, she has been part of the ECS Ambassador Scholars program, which conducts outreach to local middle schools to foster interest in STEM and provide positive educational role models. Cacciatore is a member of the student chapters of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Stacy Kim is a fourth year systems information science major from Staten Island, NY. She has several leadership positions in campus organizations, including vice president of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers and community service chair for Kappa Theta Pi, through which she conducted outreach to local high schools to help with the transition to online learning. Since 2019, Kim has worked for the Barnes Center in health promotion for her fellow students and during the pandemic has been helping administer and process COVID tests on campus.
Aymeric Destrée is a third year civil engineering major from San Marcos, CA. He is a member of the Ambassador Scholars program and enjoys working with children in the Syracuse public school system to introduce engineering concepts and problem solving skills through fun after school activities. Destrée plans a career in public infrastructure and is particularly interested in transportation and urban design.
Olivia Kmito is a third year bioengineering student from Bridgewater MA. She is a student athlete on the gymnastics team and a member of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority and the Society of Women Engineers. Kmito has a long term commitment to the March of Dimes organization, inspired by a personal connection to its work. Following in the footsteps of her father, an engineering alum, Kmito believes an engineer must value “integrity, leadership, and service” and, most of all, take seriously the trust that their colleagues, their clients and the public place in them and their work.