Marketing Director Menaka Wilhelm
Menaka Wilhelm is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the Mechanical Engineering department at UCSB. As a member of Dr. Megan Valentine’s lab in experimental biomechanics, she studies toughness in soft materials, using the marine mussel as a model system. She is excited about using a variety of media/communication avenues to cultivate an accepting community of students in science and engineering fields at UCSB and form partnerships with other universities. In spare time, she conducts informal experiments in breadbaking, ceramics, and wildflower identification.