Tara Sulewski

Tara Sulewski received her Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honors from Penn State in 2008 and in December 2010 she completed her MS at Penn State in Mechanical Engineering. She joined the School of Engineering Design (SEDTAPP) in fall 2010 as an instructor for Introduction to Engineering Design, where she continues to teach. Her research specialization in biomechanics and mechatronics encouraged her to become involved with the development of the telemedicine system, Mashavu. She traveled to Kenya in May 2010 with the team to implement the Mashavu system. She is currently working with the Tanzanian venture iSPACES and continues to stay active with the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program. She plans to continue her education and pursue a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on international development in health and education utilizing appropriate technologies and indigenous knowledge