Stephanie Kwolek

Jeremy Fedorkowicz

Background Information

Stephanie Kwolek was born in New Kensington PA 1923. Her parents names are John and Jan Kwolek. Stephanie had no brothers or sisters. As a kid she designed clothes and studied plants and animals. She went to a college named Carnegie Mellon University. Stephanie Kwolek didn't get married or have any children. Stephanie Kwolek died on June 18 2014.

Important Inventions and Other Accomplishments

When Stephanie's team made Kevlar its layers were very strong. She worked with other people to make Kevlar. The material to make the vest was strong thread. The vest was strong enough to stop gun bullets so people didn't get killed. Stephanie Kwolek lived in Delaware.
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