Eleni Hughes to participate in 2019 Expanding Horizons program

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Eleni Hughes has been selected to participate in the 2019 Expanding Horizons: Ewha-Luce International Seminar (ELIS) for women in STEM. A Ph.D student in Ed Van Keuren’s group, Eleni is developing methods to synthesize and characterize polymer nanoparticles that have applications in drug delivery. Beyond her research interests, Eleni is committed to supporting and enhancing inclusiveness in the physics community.

ELIS brings together women graduate students from the US and east Asia for an 18-day experience on the campus of Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea. Combining professional and personal development, networking, and cultural experiences, the program is designed to foster women leaders in STEM.