OUTREACH

March 2020

♦  Ece extends the remote penpal outreach program to 20 students of ages between 9-18 

February 2021

♦ Leite is a speaker for the “Professional development in Materials Science series of talks, as part of the Materials Outreach Corporation - an MSE/UC Davis undergraduate organization. 

December 2020

♦  Ece starts a remote one-to-one STEM-based penpal outreach program for 11 students of ages between 9-15 in Istanbul, Turkey

September 2020

♦  Meghna presents a talk for the STEM Outreach Collective to 30 Intro to Engineering students in 12th grade at East Palo Alto Academy High School in Palo Alto, CA.

♦  Meghna presents a talk for the STEM Outreach Collective to 40 science students at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco, CA.

October 2017
♦  Leite, Zack, Natalie and Kevin present the talk “What is Materials Science? What are the possible career paths?” to 60 AP Physics2 students from 11th grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, in Prince George’s County.

 

July 2017
♦  Leite gives a presentation to 34 high schoolers through the Women in Engineering program at UMD. They talked about what is materials science and possible career paths in STEM.
♦  Amida Koroma, from Eleanor Roosevelt High School, joins the LeiteLab for a summer internship on plamonics.

 

October 2016
♦  Leite gives a lab tour to freshmen students from the Women in Engineering Program at UMD.

 

September 2016
♦  Anna Park, from Eleanor Roosevelt High School, joins the LeiteLab for a one-year academic internship on perovskite solar cells.

 

June 2016
♦  Anusha Dixit, from Poolesville High School, joins the LeiteLab for a summer internship on structural properties of metals.
♦  Leite presents a seminar about functional imaging of photovoltaics, including all the relevant contributions of the UG alumni and current students in the group, to the TREND REU/NSF program at UMD.
♦  Leite presents the talk “What is Materials Science?” to AP Physics2 students from 11th grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, in Prince George’s County.

 

October 2015
♦  Brazil Embassy – Science without Borders: round table about career opportunities in Academia
♦  UMD Women in Engineering – Lab tour for freshmen female students.

Summer 2015
♦  Lecture to 30 female high scholars (rising juniors and seniors) about “MSE and career paths“. (UMD Women in Engineering – Exploring Engineering at UMD)

 

Spring 2015
♦ Visit/lecture to Eleanor Roosevelt High School students from AP Physics1, including experiment with solar cells.
♦ UMD Women in Engineering – dinner + round table about career paths with undergraduate  students.

 

Fall 2014
♦ UMD Women in Engineering lab tour for freshmen students

 

Spring 2014
♦ Materials Sci & Eng open house for prospective undergraduate students

 

Fall 2013
♦ Materials Sci & Eng open house for prospective undergraduate students