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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Julia Cosse

Name: Julia Cosse Occupation: Graduate Student Education (UR and additional): B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) University of Rochester 2008, M.S. (Aerospace Engineering) California Institute of Technology 2009, M2 (Fluid Mechanics) École Polytechnique (France) 2010, expecting to finish Ph.D. in Aeronautics from California Institute of Technology in 2014. Current city/state of residence: Pasadena, CA Why did you choose […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Laura Cressman

Name: Laura Cressman Occupation: Product Mechanical Engineer – Robotic Engineer Education (UR and additional): BS Mechanical Engineering Current job title: Product Mechanical Engineer Current employer: QinetiQ North America Current city/state of residence: Pittsburgh, PA Family: Married to Alex Cressman Community activities: Crossfit, PSL, O- 25 Women’s soccer league Why did you choose to attend the […]

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Summer Plans Series: Rocky’s Road Trip

Rocky traveled over 10,000 miles this past summer alongside Michael Myers ’16, a trumpet player with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. Rocky and Myers traveled to more than 30 cities across the country to compete in Drum Corps International competitions and to perform for audiences totaling nearly 300,000.

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Nick Hamlin

Name: Nick Hamlin Occupation: Solver of Problems Education (UR and additional): BS, Mechanical Engineering; BA, History (both UR). Postbac coursework in Economics (Seton Hill University) Current job title: Proinspire Fellow- Operations Current employer: GlobalGiving Current city/state of residence: Washington, DC   Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester?  I came to Rochester […]

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The Elusive Geomechanics Major

Out of the more than 4,500 full-time undergrads at Rochester, exactly three are pursuing a major in geomechanics. Just who are these brave few?

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Mike Levine

Name: Mike Levine Age: 25 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2010 Current city/state of residence: Green Island, NY Job Title: Process Technician – Epitaxial Growth Employer: Crystsal -IS ( a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei) Activities: live concerts, bowling, shooting, other things that are fun. Why did you choose to […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Jeanette Quinlan

Name: Jeanette (Neri) Quinlan Age: 28 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2005. Current city/state of residence: San Francisco, CA Job Title: Thermal Engineer Employer: Space/Systems Loral Family: Husband: Michael (B.S. Chemistry 2005, M.S. Chemistry 2007, Ph.D. Nuclear Chemistry 2011 – all at UR) Why did you choose to attend […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Galen Mittermann

Name: Galen Mittermann Age: 31 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2002; M.B.A., University of Oregon, 2010. Current city/state of residence: Portland, Oregon Job Title: Analyst Employer: Market Strategies International Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? Scholarships When and how did you choose your major? In […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Bridget (Baran) Ward

Name: Bridget (Baran) Ward ’05 Education (UR and additional): BS (Mechanical Engineering), University of Rochester, 2005; MS (Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology Current city/state of residence: Tewksbury, MA Job Title:  Project Engineer Employer:  Weir Power and Industrial Family:  Married Community activities:  Participate in the MMO which is an organization founded for a friend that […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Ryan Cherniak

Name: Ryan Cherniak ’09 Education (UR and additional): BS (Mechanical Engineering), University of Rochester, 2009; MS (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Tech Current city/state of residence: Ann Arbor, MI Job Title: Senior Engineer – Natural Gas Employer: Robert Bosch Corporation Community activities: Habitat for Humanity, Society of Automotive Engineers Why did you choose to attend the University […]

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