Road to Success
Leah Mendelson ’11 PhD Candidate, MIT
Following graduation from Olin, Leah enrolled in MIT, where she has earned an MS in mechanical engineering. Upon completion of the master’s program at MIT, Leah began her doctoral studies, currently working with Professor Alexandra H. Techet in the Experimental Hydrodynamics Lab. Her research combines fluid dynamics, biomechanics and computer vision to study fish swimming, particularly jumping and rapid maneuvering behaviors.