Sumita Pennathur Ph.D.
Professor Pennathur's research group focuses on using fundamental fluidics knowledge at both micro- and nano -scales to create novel devices for practical applications.
EducationPennathur received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University in March 2006, Prior to Stanford, she received her both her B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering from M.I.T.
Awards• Stanford Graduate Fellowship (2002-05)
• Best Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference in Microfluidics (2005)
• National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (2000 - 01)
• James Mean Memorial Award for Excellence in Space Systems Engineering (2000)
• Yngve K. Raustein Memorial Award (1997)
• MIT LIST Fellow of the Arts (1997-98)
• Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
• Sigma Gamma Tau National Honor Society
• American Society of Mechanical Engineers
• Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
• Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
• Oscar and Ruth Foundation Fellowship (1996)
BooksNanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems (CRC Press) 2007
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