Ghiska Ramahdita

James V. and Mary E. Wertsch Fellow
McKelvey School of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering (PhD)

Scholar Highlight

Ghiska Ramahdita wins Audience Choice Award

McDonnell Scholar Ghiska Ramahdita at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the James V. & Mary E. Wertsch Fellow, won the Audience Choice Award at the Reach Out Science Slam Communication Challenge, hosted by the Museum of Science, Boston on May 4.

Ghiska will receive a $1000 prize from the Museum of Science.

Her winning presentation, and the full finals competition, can be viewed on our News page.

McDonnell Academy Scholar becomes finalist in 2021 Reach Out SciComm Slam

McDonnell Scholar Ghiska Ramahdita, a PhD candidate in mechanical engineering from McDonnell Academy partner, University of Indonesia, became the judges’ choice winner of the STC Reach Out Challenge semi-final round, hosted by the Museum of Science, Boston. Using captivating imagery, videos, and props, Ghiska succinctly described her research about the effects of stiffening in heart tissues to a panel of science communication experts and a broad virtual audience.