Congratulations to MAE Alum (*18), Jingjie Hu, for Being Awarded the ME Rising Star Award

Jingjie Hu

MAE alumna, Jingjie Hu (*18), was selected to attend the ME Rising star workshop hosted by UC Berkeley on Friday, October 2, 2020.. Jingjie obtained her Ph.D. in MAE in 2018, and she is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Mayo Clinic.

The Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering workshop supports senior graduate students and postdocs who are considering careers in academia. The purpose of the workshop is for participants to gain career skills, connect with a cohort of peers, and engage with mentors. The third Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering workshop was held virtually, via the University of California, Berkeley on Friday, October 2, 2020, as part of the 150 Years of Women at Berkeley celebration. The inaugural Rising Stars in ME workshop was hosted by MIT in 2018, and the second workshop was held by Stanford University in 2019. Applicants must be nominated by a faculty member in their current department. Approximately 30 candidates were selected for inclusion in the program. The Rising Stars in ME program is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in research, service, or teaching toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.