Hajar Jafferji wins both a full travel grant and first place in poster presentation at the Emory University Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium. At the symposium she presented her research titled “Corrosion mitigation of reinforcing steel in concrete via lightweight aggregate”. This symposium brings faculty and students from diverse backgrounds and educational experiences to present their research and form potential future collaborations.
Hajar received her B.S and M.S. in Civil Engineering from WPI in 2011 and 2012, respectively. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering under the advising of Assistant Professor Aaron Sakulich where her research focuses on corrosion of concrete. Hajar is a member of Chi Epsilon, the Civil Engineering honor society, and Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. She has also just been awarded the Fulbright scholarship to Morocco.
In her free time, she enjoys running and exploring coffee shops searching for a great cup coffee. Jafferji currently resides from New Hampshire, where she was born and raised.
Please join us in congratulating Hajar on all of her academic successes!