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Junior engineering student Rachel Lukas awarded Ellwood Group Metallurgy Scholarship

PITTSBURGH (March 28, 2016) ... Rachel Lukas, a junior in the Swanson School of Engineering majoring in Materials Science and Engineering, was recently named the winner of the ninth annual Ellwood Group, Inc. Metallurgy Scholarship. The scholarship is open to undergraduate college students in their junior year currently majoring in the field of metallurgy/material science at selected and accredited four-year colleges and universities.

According to the Ellwood Group selection committee, Rachel possesses previous internship experience working as a Process Engineer. She provided metallurgical and metallographic support for a new alloy’s process development, and performed other research and development projects. Rachel is self-driven and possesses a raw enthusiasm for metallurgy. Along with the scholarship support, Rachel will complete an internship at an Ellwood business unit in summer 2016.

Photo from left: Brian Gleeson, PhD, Harry S. Tack Chair Professor and Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science; Ms. Lukas; Brendan Connolly, EQS Operations Engineer, and Swanson School alumnus (MSE 2006, MSMSE 2009, current PhD candidate) 


Contact: Paul Kovach