Tasha Kamegai-Karadi Receives New Faces Award from DiscoverE
Tasha Kamegai-Karadi (California) received the New Faces Award from DiscoverE for the year of 2016.
She was nominated by Society of Women Engineers (SWE). The award is for emerging engineers under the age of 30, who are making an impact in their industry. Peers in the engineering community view this as a sought-after award and it is acknowledged as a top honor for a young engineer to receive. There are only a few that receive this award. They are recognized as contributing themselves to making a better world and serve as an inspiration to others.
Tasha already has a long list of accomplishments in her short career. She has designed solutions for contaminated groundwater and soil, conducted investigations for vapor intrusion cases and designed solutions, researched contaminated wetlands, conducted structural analysis, high water treatment design for nuclear submarines, and lectured at SWE's largest conference on the topic of mental health entitled "Breaking Down Stigmas and Building Awareness: Mental Health."
She has always had a love for science and was inspired by her single mother (who pursued degrees in biochemistry and genetics). After her mother's passing, Tasha still continues to honor her mother with all of her accomplishments.
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