Join us for a weekly interview series featuring upperclassmen students from across Penn! Hear from their undergraduate or graduate experiences, both academic and social. We'll discuss classes their choice to enter grad school and how they found their place at Penn.
Ben Glass hails from the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and is a first year PhD student in the Department of Biology. For his undergraduate studies, Ben attended the University of Michigan, where he majored in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology with minors in English and the Environment. For his PhD at Penn, Ben hopes to investigate the response of marine invertebrates such as coral to global climate change, with an eye toward uncovering possible conservation interventions. Ben's interests include exploring the great outdoors, reading poetry, running, eating great food, and spending time with family and friends.
Tim Lee is a fourth year PhD student in Materials Engineering and is from New Jersey. Tim received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Rutgers University where he was part of the Rutgers Chemistry Society. For his PhD at Penn, Tim is developing electrochemical methods for producing and characterizing nanostructurally-modified materials for sustainable-energy purposes in batteries or fuel cells.