Monthly Archives: June 2014

Judy Pipher

Pipher, National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction, 2007. This GGSTEM post is from Judy Pipher, University of Rochester, Prof. Emerita, Dept. Of Physics and Astronomy.  She says: Jill Tietjen, professional engineer, author and speaker, as well as President of the … Continue reading

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Stephanie L. Kwolek

Image from the Hagley Vault Digital Archives.  Caption says “Stephanie L. Kwolek, developer of Kevlar (circa 1995).  While working with DuPont Stephanie Kwolek developed the first liquid crystal polymer which provided the basis for Kevlar brand fiber.”  The New York … Continue reading

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