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UH Engineering STEMinist Podcast

UH Engineering STEMinist Podcast

The STEMINIST podcast is produced at the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston aimed at celebrating trailblazing women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

You will hear industry leaders, engineering researchers, and female faculty members at the Cullen College talk about their journeys in STEM and how their work impacts the next generation of female STEMINISTs.

Season 4

UH's Hedda Grelz shares with Nusayba how to thrive in Stem and Athletics

Hedda Grelz talks about balancing her studies as a Mechanical Engineering major and her practice as an accomplished competitive diver. Hedda prioritizes the future of engineering by mentoring students on campus. She talks about her experience in interning and research during her time at UH and the experience that has brought her. Hedda shares her go-to ways to manage stress and mitigate burnout keeping such a streamlined schedule.

Inside Petrochemical Engineering with UH Alum Rosario Maltbia

In this episode, STEMINIST host Moriah Bisewski interviews Rosario Maltbia, a UH electrical and computer engineering alum. Rosario has been with Shell for six years as a product manager but moved to California amid the COVID-19 pandemic for a new role as a facility engineer. In this new role, she manages a "terminal," maintaining production schedules and communicating across multiple teams. She attributes much of her success to her communication skills and management style of building up employees.

Eliza Paul talks about how she's engineering her future

In an engaging conversation with STEMINIST podcast host Camilla Flores, Eliza Paul P.E, an esteemed #CullenCollege Alumni and District Engineer for TxDOT's Houston District, provides insights into her educational and professional journey. Eliza discusses her academic achievements and sheds light on her remarkable career trajectory. As an international STEM student, she shares her experiences and challenges, offering valuable perspectives on navigating the field. Eliza also delves into the project scope within her current role as a District Engineer at TXDOT, providing a glimpse into the responsibilities and opportunities she encounters in her position.

Stacy Louie tells us what it is like to be a researcher at the University Of Houston

STEMINIST host Moriah Bisewski interviews Dr. Stacey Louie, an associate professor in the civil and environmental engineering department in the Cullen College. Dr. Louie holds a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on understanding how pollutants interact with our surroundings, with a specific emphasis on developing engineering methods to effectively remove these pollutants. In addition to her research, Dr. Louie plays a vital role in mentoring her doctoral students through the process of selecting research topics and providing valuable support throughout their dissertation projects to ensure their academic success.

Carol Voight: Motherhood in STEM

Join STEMINIST Host Camilla Flores as she interviews Carol Voight, a physics teacher and UH alumna who holds a master's degree in physics and mathematics. During the interview, Carol sheds light on her challenges as a woman and a mother while pursuing a STEM degree and profession.

Unlocking the Future: Exploring Adobe Firefly with Engineering Innovator Rebecca Li

In this new episode, STEMINIST host Moriah Bisewski welcomes UH alum Rebecca Li to the podcast. Rebecca Li works as an Engineering Manager at Adobe Inc. and works in developing Adobe Firefly, a cutting-edge generative AI model, and exploring its potential impact on classrooms worldwide.