Ursula Gibson
Ursula Gibson
Associate Professor, Dartmouth College
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I teach engineering (materials science and nanotechnology) to college and graduate students. I also participate in research activities, investigating the interaction of very small structures with electromagnetic fields.
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  • Manuela Monegro asked Ursula Gibson, Dartmouth College

    Added Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:29 PM

    Related to Materials, Materials
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    Ursula Gibson, Dartmouth College
    Answered Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:57 AM
    There are many approaches to a career in materials sciences and engineering - some undergraduate programs have majors that are directly tailored to this field, but many come to this area with a background in sciences such as chemistry or physics.
  • Taryn, Iowa State University

    Added Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    I just discovered this blog while doing a search about how I could relate fashion and engineering. I had always planned on majoring in fashion design, but my love of math and science has caused me to try engineering for at least a year. I deferred my admission to a top design school, and I am going to take engineering courses freshman year at a different college. I am in materials engineering, but not sure if that is the correct engineering field. My dream is to be able to combine my fashion ...
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    Ursula Gibson, Dartmouth College
    Answered Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    Dear Taryn,

    Combining engineering with fashion sounds like a great thing to do.  The "high-tech" wearables industry is just emerging, and is sure to be a growth industry.  The two engineering aspects that are most relevant are ...

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  • Kennedy, Naples

    Added Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:10 PM

    I'm in 5th grade, and I'm looking up to being an environmental engineer. Is there any way I can get a jump start to earn a scholarship for college, and prepare for my future? I mean, what can I do?
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    Ursula Gibson, Dartmouth College
    Answered Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:10 PM

    Dear Kennedy,

    There are scholarships based on academic merit, sports talent, and financial need.  In all cases, you will need to have excellent grades, and it helps if you have demonstrated your interest in your future career through ...

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