Prof. Saniya LeBlanc (George Washington)

sleblanc@stanford.edu

Ph.D. ME 2012.  Saniya Leblanc joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty at George Washington University in 2013.  Saniya earned her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with highest honors from Georgia Institute of Technology and studied as a Churchill Scholar at Cambridge before coming to Stanford.  Her Stanford thesis work involved the characterization of novel thermoelectric energy conversion materials as well as developing a new set of metrics, including materials and fabrication cost, for their assessment.  Saniya pursued a variety of teaching activities during her doctoral work including at Canada college, and spent a year after her doctorate with Alphabet Energy.  At George Washington she is studying thermoelectrics and additive manufacturing.

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