Awarded $2,500 on 8/17/2015
Alisa is a sophomore at The Ohio State University working on her degree in industrial and systems engineering. At the age of eight, she designed an irrigation system for her family’s garden and has dreamed of being an engineer ever since. Alisa is an advocate for improving our environment and completed a research project on Tesla about battery powered vehicles which inspired her to learn more about new fuel technology. Alisa interned the summer of 2015 at Eaton Corporation in Nashville, Tennessee and previously at General Electric Lighting in Circleville, Ohio.
Alisa shares her passion for all the possibilities for women in automotive by holding events at the Center for Automotive Research for high school females interested in engineering. She recently traveled to India on an engineering service trip to raise awareness to inspire girls to be future engineers. Alisa is involved in Women In Engineering Super-mileage Team sponsored by SAE, engineering chair of Big Data Analytics Association, Society of Women Engineers national member and publicity director and alumni coordinator, just to name a few. Her hometown is Columbus, Ohio. The scholarship was sponsored by Johnson Controls.