This research achievement is just one additional reason why Women in Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is so important. STEM education helps to bridge the ethnic and gender gaps sometimes found in math and science fields. Initiatives have been established to increase the roles of women and minorities in STEM-related fields. Women in STEM, offers a social approach to a fact oriented field.
The impact of Ms. Arikan’s paper on the “Mechanism for Good Adhesion on a Polymer Surface” was considered relevant for a multitude of applications and industries. Her innovative and fundamental understanding of adhesion was commended by the EURADH Jury.
The joint FEICA and EURADH Award for Innovative Adhesion Science aspires to stimulate the interactions between industry and science.
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