5th Ed. Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS Conference

Speaker's Details

Ms. Paula do Vale Pereira

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Paula is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, where she works on alternative fuels for civil aviation. She was born and raised in Florianópolis, Brazil. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and a B.S. in Business from Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina. During her undergrads, she did internships in London, Germany and Brazil and was active in student leadership. Motivated to give opportunities to minority students, Paula has worked with many different NGOs and is now Outreach Director at the Women’s Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics.