Reihaneh Etemadi received her B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology Tehran/Iran. She has about 10 years of experience in oil and gas industry as a pipeline engineer. She received her M.Sc. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and currently she is working on her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at UWM. Her research is focused on transport phenomena at micro- and nano- scale and specifically its application in synthesis of metal matrix composites.