University of California, Santa Barbara

ME Professor Sumita Pennathur awarded Presedential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Today President Obama named Sumita Pennathur one of the recipients of the PECASE award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early states of their independent careers. 

Pennathur was recognized for outstanding research achievements in the fields of nanotechnology and mechanical engineering, which have provided new insights in the areas of nanofluidics and interfacial science, and have resulted in the development of novel theoretical and experimental platforms that enable breakthrough discoveries relating to protein transport, adsorption, and kinetics. The full press release can be found here

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