WISE (online) Lunchtime Talk – Prof. Olivia Graeve (17.03.2022)

Thursday March 17, 2022 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

(WISE) online Lunchtime talk “Building Compassion and Human Bridges through Research Collaborations” with Prof. Olivia Graeve

When: Thursday, 17 March 2022,

Where: Online


Dear WISE member,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to join our WISE Lunchtime talk on 17 March, 2022.

About the session: In this (online) lunchtime session, Prof. Olivia Graeve will share with you her experiences in building a career path in science and engineering, supporting diversity while being an engineering professional, and developing international networks and exchange programs. There will be plenty of room for interaction and discussion with the speaker. 

How to attend: Please register in advance for this lunch session by sending an email to:
After registration, you will receive a link via MS Teams to participate in this online meeting.

Bio: Prof. Olivia A. Graeve joined the University of California San Diego in 2012 and is currently Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of the CaliBaja Center for Resilient Materials and Systems (http://resilientmaterials.ucsd.edu/).  She holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering (2001) from the University of California, Davis, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering (1995) from the University of California San Diego. Her area of research focuses on the design and processing of new materials for extreme environments, including extremes of temperature, pressure, and radiation. Prof. Graeve has been involved in many activities related to the recruitment and retention of women and Hispanic students in science and engineering and has received several prestigious awards including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring in 2020. She has been inducted into the Tijuana Walk of Fame (2014), the Mexican Academy of Engineering (2016), the Mexican Academy of Sciences (2019), and has been named Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (2017) and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2021).


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