Sarah Bentil

Iowa State University

SEM Awards: Springer/Nature Publishing Young Investigator Lecture

Sarah A. Bentil is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University. Prof. Bentil received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and M.S. from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, both degrees in Mechanical Engineering. She has two B.S. degrees from the University of Vermont, one in Mechanical Engineering and the other in Mathematics. Prof. Bentil’s research interest is in the field of soft material mechanics. Her work includes application of experimental mechanics to (i) investigate traumatic brain injury mechanisms due to blast wave exposure and (ii) characterize the dynamic behavior of polymers in extreme environments.


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Last Updated: 11/10/2022