The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the School of Graduate Studies is delighted to showcase the accomplishments of our current students and program alumni. For this JANUARY 2023 SPOTLIGHT feature, we are excited to showcase RISE and SUPER-GRAD fellow alum, Maricely Ramírez-Hernández.
Read below to find out more about Maricely. Thank you, Maricely for sharing your experiences with the SGS community!
What is your current title?
What Rutgers School of Graduate Studies (SGS) program(s) did you participate in and when?
RISE 2017, SUPER GRAD Fellow 2018-2019
What department did you work in?
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering PhD program
What was the title of your project?
"Development of Copper-Modified Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanomaterials and Investigation of Antimicrobial Properties for Wound Healing Applications"
When did you graduate?
Expected graduation this semester - Spring 2023
What accomplishments would you like to share? What have you been up to since you completed the program?
I have participated in several startup competitions most recently became a full-time Licensing Manager at Innovation Ventures, the tech transfer office within the Office of Research after participating as a commercialization fund intern for the HealthAdvance program within the same department.
What advice would you give to someone interested in following a similar path as yours?
Ask all the questions you can! You never know what opportunities are out there and how they may shape your goals to find a role that makes YOU happy.
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