"In Their Own Words"

2016 Alumni Interviews

Dr. Tilak Ratnanather

Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, Johns Hopkins University, (PAESMEM 2012), has words of advice for students with hearing loss on the challenge of being ignored in the classroom.

Dr. Elizabeth Yanik

Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Yanik, professor of mathematics, Emporia State University, Kansas, (PAESMEM 2004), talks about the importance of women and Hispanic role models in STEM, particularly in rural areas.

Dr. Christine Grant

Dr. Christine Grant, associate dean of faculty advancement in the College of Engineering and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, North Carolina State University, (PAESMEM 2003), discusses three tips for STEM mentors.

Dr. Juan Arratia

Dr. Juan F. Arratia, executive director of the AGMUS Student Research Development Center, Universidad Metropolitana, Puerto Rico, (PAESMEM 2006), discusses the keys to STEM mentoring success.

Dr. Solomon Bililign

Dr. Solomon Bililign, professor of physics, North Carolina A&T State University, (PAESMEM 2010), on how APS, the professional society for physicists, helps parents and students better understand career options for physics majors.

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