Robyn Ridley

Course Title: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering and Material Science

Robyn Ridley is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego. She received her BS from Fu Foundation School of Engineering and her MS from Jacobs School of Engineering. She has experience in teaching a variety of science and professional development topics to college undergraduate, high school, middle school and elementary school students on multiple occasions.

  • BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA (expected 2020)
  • Teaching Assistant (TA), Structure and Analysis of Solids, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2018)
  • Graduate Research Advisor, Prof. Olivia A. Graeve Group, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2018)
  • Graduate Advocate, Summer Training Academy for Research Success (STARS), University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2017 – 2018)
  • Volunteer Science Educator, Burbank Elementary School Science Outreach Project, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2017)
  • Graduate Research Advisor, Prof. Olivia A. Graeve Group, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2017)
  • Camp Counselor, Education Unlimited Science and Engineering Camp for Girls, Stanford, CA (2014 – 2016)
  • Private Tutor, Self-employed, Las Vegas, NV and New York, NY (2014-2015)
  • 2017 & 2018 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • 2015-2019 San Diego Fellowship, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • 2015-2019 Alfred P. Sloan Minority PhD Program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA