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Sabrina M. Curtis, PhD, Dr-Ing

Founder/ CTO

Sabrina earned her bi-national double doctorate degrees between the Faculty of Engineering at Kiel University (Germany) and the department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland (USA). The primary focus of her doctoral research was to functionalize thin-film nickel titanium-based super elastic and shape memory alloy materials into novel applications including magnetoelectric sensors, stretchable electronics, and bi-stable actuators.

Sabrina obtained her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Maryland in the Springs of 2017 and 2018, respectively. She was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to fund her doctoral studies, based upon her master’s thesis research focused on stretchable silicon electronics. This research was conducted at the U.S Army Research Laboratory (Adelphi, MD) between 2016 – 2018.

“My career is focused on combating climate change effects by innovating renewable energy technologies. I am horrified to see how unsustainable human population growth is causing the environment to rapidly deteriorate around us. This leads to effects including pollution, deforestation, water contamination, animal extinction and natural disasters. I chose to become a materials scientist because I want to have a broader, interdisciplinary knowledge to make a positive impact on the world by solving some of these issues.” – Sabrina M. Curtis

Female STEM Role Model – Sabrina M. Curtis