Women of Innovation Finalists Named

The UConn School of Engineering has two finalists in this year’s Women of Innovation Awards, which recognizes outstanding women in STEM.

 Maria Chrysochoou (Post-Secondary Academic Innovation and Leadership), department head for Civil and Environmental Engineering and executive director of the Connecticut Brownfields Initiative, is a finalist, along with Leila Daneshmandi (Collegian Innovation and Leadership), a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical engineering and co-founder of biomedical company Encapsulate, LLC.

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