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Students in the Spotlight
Students Design a Solar-Powered Hot Spot
Rachel Greenland, mechanical engineering senior worked with her capstone project team to create a solar-powered Wi-Fi hot spot to give internet access to people living off-the-grid.I majored in engineering because I really want to help make change in the world for the good, and I thought engineering would be the best way to do that.
Clubs Drive Career Goals
Erik Knowles president of Baja Wildcat Racing (2019-2020), a student team which designs and builds a two-seater Baja-styled car to compete against teams from across the world in the spring Baja SAE International.Being a member of a club like Baja is crucial. Stuff you learn here can be applied to industry. Companies really look for that.
Sky’s the Limit for Brooke Owens Fellow
2020 Brooke Owens Fellowship recipient Lindsey KoelbelI want to do a job where I can work on a production floor or run tests in a wind tunnel – do anything where I can work with my mind and my hands…. I like the idea of using what I've learned to better the planet.
Dust Storm Research to Increase Safety
Mechanical engineering senior and NASA grant intern Ruby O’Brien Metzger, is part of a team researching the wind and soil conditions behind dust storms, which often present dangerous conditions for Arizona drivers.I met students from everywhere – from the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Canada, England and Argentina. I met students from Africa and Asia. Now I have their business cards!