MechE PhD Student Takes 5th Place at US Chess Championship-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, May 25, 2012

MechE PhD Student Takes 5th Place at US Chess Championship

PhD student Iryna Zenyuk took 5th place overall in the 2012 US Women's Chess Championship in St. Louis earlier this month. She was ranked 11th in the country at the start of the tournament and led the competition for the first four rounds.

Iryna is studying nano-scale electrochemistry and electrokinetics with Professor Shawn Litster.

For details on the final matches and the top ten standings for both the women's and men's championships, go to the Chessbase news story.  Read more about Irnya at the Tribune-Review.