Honors & Awards


  • Davidson Gwatkin Equity Measurement Prize, Metrics for Management (2021)
  • Stanford VPGE Graduate Feminist Scholar Award, Stanford University Vice Provost for Graduate Education (2021)
  • Stanford Bio-X (Bioengineering) Travel Award, Stanford Bio-X (Bioengineering) (2018)
  • First Place Poster Prize, Bio-X (Bioengineering) Interdisciplinary Initiatives Program Symposium, Stanford First Bio-X (Bioengineering) (2017)
  • American Society of Microbiology Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship, American Society of Microbiology (2016 - 2019)
  • NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) (2013 - 2016)
  • Rising Environmental Leaders Program, Stanford University Woods Institute for the Environment (2014 Cohort) (2013 - 2014)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), National Science Foundation (2010 - 2013)
  • Stanford University Engineering Dean’s Doctoral 3D Diversity Fellowship, Stanford University School of Engineering (2010 - 2012)
  • Princeton University Cum Laude and Departmental Honors Awards, Princeton University (2010)
  • UCB Pharmaceuticals Crohn’s Scholarship Award, UCB Pharmaceuticals (2007)
  • Discover Card Tribute Award (Scholarship), Discover Card (2006)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Committee Member, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee of the Stanford University Postdoctoral Association (SURPAS) (2021 - Present)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (SWE), National Membership and Stanford University Chapter (2014 - Present)
  • Research Chair, Stanford University Chapter, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (2012 - 2016)
  • Executive Board Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Princeton University Chapter (2009 - 2010)
  • Treasurer, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Princeton University Chapter (2009 - 2010)
  • Group Leader, Princeton University Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) (2007 - 2009)

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, CEE-PHD (2021)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, CEE-MS (2012)
  • Bachelor of Science, Princeton University, Civil & Environmental Engineer (2010)
  • MSE, Stanford University, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2012)
  • BSE, Princeton University, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2010)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • CAPTURING MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS' UNDERSTANDINGS OF DESIGN THINKING TAKING DESIGN THINKING TO SCHOOL: HOW THE TECHNOLOGY OF DESIGN CAN TRANSFORM TEACHERS, LEARNERS, AND CLASSROOMS Goldman, S., Zielezinski, M. B., Vea, T., Bachas-Daunert, S., Kabayadondo, Z., Goldman, S., Kabayadondo, Z. 2017: 76–93
  • Dive In! An Integrated Design Thinking/STEM Curriculum Goldman, S., Carroll, M., Zielezinski, M., Loh, A., Ng, E., Bachas-Daunert, S., ASEE AMER SOC ENGINEERING EDUCATION. 2014