Name: Rebecca Haber

Degree being sought: Ph.D.
Undergrad Degree & Institution: Goucher College, Chemistry
Research group: Wiggins research group
Area of study: Composite matrix chemistry
Hometown: New York City


Give a brief synopsis of research/work being done

The focus of my research is on converting sustainable biomass to high performance glassy amorphous matrices for aerospace composite applications.


From your current perspective, what do you see as an ideal fit for your skills, goals and career moving forward?

From my perspective, the ideal fit for my skills is to work for an industrial supplier in the field of aerospace and defense


Awards won

  • 2020- NSF research trainee
  • 2017 Best poster- NSF research experience for undergraduates: Polymer innovation for a sustainable future



A Molecular Dynamics Study of Cyanate Ester Monomer Melt Properties- MDPI Polymers


What are your plans for next year and beyond?

Next year I will working as a research chemist at Hexcel to develop high performance glassy matrix chemistry and pre-preg.