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Faculty Profile

 Law, Rachel   Name:  Rachel Law 
Title:  Director, EagleSTEM Program; Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry 
Executive Leadership Development Program (two years)
B.S., Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University
Office:  113A Sims Science Building  
Phone:  803/323-4932 
Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Math

Professor Law has been an adjunct faculty member at Winthrop since fall 2009 following an extended career in industry. After graduating from West Virginia University with a degree in chemical engineering, Law pursued a career in industry which included the position of director of research for a major chemical corporation. She has been engaged in the academic community in various capacities serving on numerous committees and boards including the Industrial Advisory Committee for the Department of Chemical Engineering at WVU and the Board of Trustees for York Technical College. She has been active in organizations such as NOBCChE and has served as a diversity advocate. Law’s awareness of other cultures has been enhanced by her travels to Europe, the far East, Africa, and North America. She was a contributing author to the Wiley-VCH publication Cellulose Acetates: Properties and Applications.

Law was recently named the director of the EagleSTEM science diversity program, which is part of the five-year INBRE (INternal Biomedical Research Excellence) grant.

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