Archive for June, 2013

Clemson bestows nation’s first Ph.D. in automotive engineering

June 20th, 2013

At Clemson’s December graduation ceremonies, Ala Oattawi made history as the first woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering. Her work involves concept cars and establishing a scientific approach for the design of structural origami in folded sheet metal in an effort to improve automobile efficiency and functionality.

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