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Sarah Ritter

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design
  • Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

213 Hammond Building

scr15@psu.edu

814-863-1531

Research Areas:

Engineering Design, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 2008
  • Ph D, Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014

Publications

Book, Chapters

Journal Articles

  • R Majithia, Sarah Ritter and K E Meissner, 2014, "Heterogeneous nucleation for synthesis of sub-20nm ZnO nanopods and their application to optical humidity sensing.", Analytica Chimica Acta, 812, pp. 206-14
  • M A Milanick, Sarah Ritter and K Meissner, 2011, "Engineering erythrocytes to be erythrosensors: first steps.", Blood Cells, Molecules & Diseases, 47, (2), pp. 100-6
  • Sarah Ritter, M A Milanick and K E Meissner, 2011, "Encapsulation of FITC to monitor extracellular pH: a step towards the development of red blood cells as circulating blood analyte biosensors.", Biomedical Optics Express, 2, (7), pp. 2012-21

Conference Proceedings

  • Gabrielle Gundermann, Shweta Sen, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2016, "Stamping: a low-cost manufacturing method to deposit assays", pp. 605-612
  • Nathan Arnett, Alice Vergani, Amanda Winkler, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2016, "Inexpensive Urinalysis Test Strips to Screen for Diabetes in Developing Countries", pp. 589-596
  • Emma Hebert, Spencer McCullough, William Ferguson, Margaret Chan, Arsen Drobakha, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2016, "mBody Health: Digitizing Disabilities in Sierra Leone", pp. 717-724
  • Rebecca Ligrani, Irena Gorski, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2016, "PubHub: A Web-Based Compendium to Catalyze Undergraduate Research Publication", pp. 1-8
  • Martin Marino, Shaan Pattni, Max Greenberg, Alex Miller, Emma Hocker, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2015, "Access to prosthetic devices in developing countries: Pathways and challenges", pp. 45–51
  • Brienna Phillips, Gabrielle Zingalis, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2015, "A review of current upper-limb prostheses for resource constrained settings", pp. 52–58
  • Michael King, Brienna Phillips, Marc Shively, Venkatesh Raman, Aaron Fleishman, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2015, "Optimization of prosthetic hand manufacturing", pp. 59–65
  • Corinne Dally, Daniel Johnson, Moriah Canon, Sarah Ritter and Khanjan Mehta, 2015, "Characteristics of a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for use in developing countries", pp. 66–70

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Reviewer, Engineering Graduate Student Council, March 2017 - March 2017
  • Committee Member, Student Services (staff) Search Committee, March 2016 - May 2016
  • Committee Member, Administrative Support Assistant II Search Committee, June 2016 - June 2016
  • Reviewer, Engineering Graduate Student Council, March 2016 - April 2016
  • Committee Member, Council on Engaged Scholarship Pilots Committee, September 2015 - June 2016
  • Committee Member, Green Team Committee, October 2015 - December 2015
  • Committee Member, Curriculum Committee, March 2015
  • Committee Member, Spirit (Social) Committee, April 2016
  • Committee Member, Awards Committee, September 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • Reviewer, May 2017 - May 2017
  • Reviewer, July 2017
  • Reviewer, July 2017 - July 2017
  • Judge, Judge for EWH Design Competition, Engineering World Health, July 2016 - July 2016
  • Chairperson, Chair for Energy Track at IEEE GHTC 2016, IEEE, October 2016
  • Reviewer, May 2016 - May 2016
  • Reviewer, July 2016 - July 2016
  • Judge, Judge for EWH Design Competition, Engineering World Health, July 2015 - July 2015
 


 

About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952