Life Updates

January 21, 2019

Kicked off the spring semester with 2 weeks in Kumasi, Ghana and the Konongo area with QueenTech! QueenTech is a certified NGO that provides low-cost mini presses and graters to women entrepreneurs in rural Ghana who produce gari as a source of income.  I’m managing a...

December 17, 2018

Finished the fall semester with a bang! My Capstone team completed the first half of our project very successfully and were able to report this back to our sponsors, the Gates Foundation.  We’re now moving into an ideation phase as we prep for the FSM5 conference in Ca...

September 20, 2018

This year, I'm continuing my work with the University of Arizona's Lowell institute for mineral research to work on strategies to increase diversity in the mining and metals industries.  Expanding on that, I'm also working with a professor from Colorado School of Mines...

September 12, 2018

This year, I'll be managing the team for my Senior Capstone Project in Engineering (or SCOPE)!  I have an excellent team and I'm really excited to work with them this year.  We'll be working to solve the problem of Fecal Sludge Conveyance, working with the Bill & Melin...

August 26, 2018

It's back to school time!  This year is hectic, as I've gone back to school a week early so that I can prepare the forge and the shop and help get everything running to meet the demand of the incoming first years on the fabrication spaces at Olin. 

 After a couple...

August 23, 2018

The time has come for my summer internship at Resolution Copper to come to a close.  I'm excited to head back to Olin for my final year in about a week, but I'll be sad to see my time at Resolution go.  It has been a fantastic summer with an amazing team of people, and...

July 19, 2018

 Just passed the halfway point for the summer!  I'm one month from the end of my internship, and starting to get very excited about the start of my last year of undergraduate studies.  So far, I've done a bunch of work for geotechnical engineering and some operations s...

April 23, 2018

I am extremely excited to announce that I have accepted an internship position with Resolution Copper for the Summer of 2018! This is an amazing opportunity and I can’t wait to join the team.

The internship involves some shadowing of chief engineers and assisting with e...

April 22, 2018

This past weekend, I went on field course to examine some of the oldest rocks in Ireland: The Annagh Gneiss Complex and the Dalradian Schists.  We established contact that supports the model that the dalradian rocks were deposited as a cover on the basement gneiss and...

April 17, 2018

This semester I've been taking a module in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and we recently completed our semester project in Site Investigation and Foundation Design.  We were given site parameters and a hypothetical budget of $17,000 to conduct a desk stu...

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