Emily E. Fisler, first year ARCS/MWC chapter scholar is a PhD candidate in aerospace engineering at the University of Maryland. Emily's research is on lithium-sulfur batteries used by electric takeoff and landing aircraft. Emily was inspired to study aerospace engineering by her grandfathter who worked in developing RTGs (power system)... Read more
Jean Sebastian Giudice Vilar is 2019-20 ARCS/MWC Chapter Scholar and a second year scholar. Sebastian is a Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the UVA Center for Applied Biomechanics. His research focuses on traumatic brain injury using a combination of experimental and computational approaches, including performing experiments to... Read more
Please joins us for the 2019 Scholar Awards Reception at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. The evening begins with a scholar poster presentations, appetizers and cocktails at 6:30 pm. Scholar awards, university speakers, and our keynote speaker, Dr. Steve Monfort, the John and Adrienne Mars Director of... Read more
Elaine Petro is the 2018-19 Lockheed Martin Scholar and second year ARCS/MWC Scholar. Dr. Petro studied Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland. Her research is in theoretical modeling and design of a water propelled plasma thruster for in-space propulsion applications such as low-cost orbit maintenance and deep space exploration... Read more
Steven Monfort, ARCS Alum, is the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute will be the featured speaker for the October 23rd Scholar Awards Reception at the National Academy of Sciences, in Washington, D.C. Read more
Dr. Peter J. McDonnell, Director of the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been selected for membership in ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame. Dr. McDonnell is an international leader in corneal transplantation, laser refractive surgery and the treatment of dry eye. Dr. McDonnell holds seven patents... Read more
Adam Caccavano is the 2018-19 Forster Family Foundation Scholar and a first year MWC scholar. Mr. Caccavanno is a Ph.D. candidate in Neuroscience at Georgetown University. Mr. Caccavano's research focuses on how the hippocampal network activity, which is critical for memory consolidation, that is impaired by Alzheimer's disease. He is... Read more
John Hickey was one of five Johns Hopkins University (JHU) engineering students were recently named Siebel Scholars for 2019. This annual award recognizes nearly 100 of the top graduate students from universities across the nation who are studying in the fields of business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science.