Ali Sundermier

Ali Sundermier

Science News Officer

Ali Sundermier covers physics, astronomy, chemistry, and math in the School of Arts and Sciences. She also works closely with the School of Engineering and Applied Science to assist in covering computer and information science, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, bioengineering, and chemical and biomolecular engineering. 

Earthquakes at the nanoscale

Scientists have gotten better at predicting where earthquakes will occur, but they’re still in the dark about when they will strike and how devastating they will be. Penn researchers hope to tackle this by investigating the laws of friction at the smallest possible scale, the nanoscale.

Ali Sundermier

Putting data to work to solve pressing health issues

The first-ever Research Day at the Smilow Center for Translational Research showed how the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics links clinical epidemiology and biostatistics within the Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Health System, and Penn community.

Ali Sundermier