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Undergraduate Student Profiles

Keith Fahnestock Keith Fahnestock

The best part about working while in school? "The chance to experience a world outside of Drexel University. The different experiences and educational backgrounds of coworkers can change something that would have been just a job into an enlightening learning experience."

Valarie Pelletier Valarie Pelletier

Undergraduate research is a great way to get involved early. Helps build your resume, which is beneficial when applying to co-op jobs, giving you an edge over other undergraduates. It’s also fun and exciting to be in the labs working on cuttinge-edge science and technology.

Travis Longenbach Travis Longenbach

What is the best part about working in the lab? "Being around people who are so far ahead of you. I pick up a lot just by osmosis and the grad students are always good when I have trouble with homework."

Ebony Thompson Ebony Thompson

I decided that I wanted to study engineering because I really enjoy science and mathematics. I wanted to make a difference and help society in some way, while still doing what I enjoy. Materials are central to our society and affect so many parts of our lives.

Amanda Pentecost Amanda Pentecost

Ever since I was young, I always knew that I wanted to be a researcher. There was always something elusive about the freedom to discover new things which could be used to benefit the world. From the time I started my freshman year, I began to get involved and take part in research within the field of nanotechnology.

Zakiya Carter Zakiya Carter: It’s never too late to change your mind

Not everyone recognizes their interest in materials science and engineering at an early age. Zakiya Carter, currently pursuing a B.S. in MSE, worked as a computer programmer for more than five years before she gave even a second thought to a degree in MSE...

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Last updated Friday, August 28, 2015