Emily Zinselmeier, One of Eight 2018 Thouron Award Winners from Penn

Emily Zinselmeier

Emily Zinselmeier, a 2017 graduate, has received the prestigious Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. She majored in materials science and engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and architecture with a minor in Hispanic studies from the School of Arts and Sciences. She co-founded Penn’s chapter of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, led fundraising efforts for the Global Architecture Brigades and worked with the Center for Analyzing Evolved Structures as Optimized Products (AESOP) to explore biometric composite systems and their potential applications.