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Andrew ErwinRobotic systems and human interaction

Using engineering to  help people "in a very direct, practical way."

Eleazar MarquezDrilling down to the problem

Eleazar Marquez models drill strings for the oil and gas industry, trying to solve a vexing problem.


Emily McCarthyBuilding the bridges of tomorrow

Emily McCarthy is a problem solver, one who's looking at bridge structures to see how they can be improved.

Emily YedinakMagic sponges to save the world
Emily Yedinak is in love with carbon and what it can do for the environment.

Jason GasparMaking 40 the new 20
Jason Gaspar is looking for a way to end aging. And he won this year's Screech with his idea for it.
Jessica DobbsPoint-of-care cancer evaluation

Jessica Dobbs is researching how to streamline cancer diagnosis, without sacrificing accuracy, using a combination of high-speed optical microscopy and innovative software.


Jie SongJie Song

Jie Song is studying statistics. But his dream is to make movies. And he's using his engineering education to make that dream come true.

Ryan LunaWriting the artful algorithm
Ryan Luna writes algorithms to make NASA's robonaut move like a human and it's more complicated than it sounds.

Simbarashe DzinamariraControlling the data flow
Simba Dzinamarira's flow-controlled file system will help clean up digital clutter.