Mr. and Mrs. Eric I. Stanfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Choi, to Matthias Johann Krenn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Johann Krenn of Emmersdorf an der Donau, Austria.
Miss Stanfield, a graduate of Madison Central High School, received her bachelor’s degree in English from Millsaps College, and a master’s in nonprofit management from The New School in New York City. She is president and CEO of Refill Initiative Jackson, a workforce training program for young adults.
Dr. Krenn, a graduate of the Higher Technical School, St. Poelton, Austria, received his master’s degree from the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria, and his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the Medical University of Vienna.
He is assistant professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences, at the University of Mississippi Medical center. His research focuses on neurorehabilitation for spinal cord injury.
A winter wedding is planned in Emmersdorf an der Donau, Austria.