Dr. Marissa Reigel –  B.S. 2005 & Ph.D. 2009


About this Alum

Hometown: Vail, Colorado

Degree(s) obtained at Mines: B.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 2005; Ph.D. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 2010 (Focus: Ceramic Engineering, Materials Science)

Other Degrees: N/A

Favorite Memory from Mines: The M-Climb(s) (especially picking up my rock senior year), attending a hot tub party in the dorm, Dr. Matlock’s failure analysis course

Hobbies: Raising my daughter (not really a hobby, but takes up a lot of time!), hiking, traveling, spending time outdoors

Advice to Students: Absorb all the information you can and take time to develop your “soft skills”. Communication is the key to almost everything in the workplace.

Career Path

  • Saint-Gobain NorPro: Senior R&D Manager for Diversified Products
  • Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, SC): Senior Engineer; Senior Engineer A; Principal Engineer; R&D Execution Manager, Actinide Materials Science and Technology (2009-2022)