Melanie Shimano ’14, MSE ’15, is the founder and director of the Food Computer Program, a STEM-based initiative that teaches Baltimore City high school students to build and code “Food Computers,” which control and monitor tabletop greenhouses that grow vegetables.
Sometimes people stop Steve Klinkner ’86 on the street or in the store and thank him for helping them find their keys or phone that morning.
The observation window at Goddard Space Flight Center looks out onto the world’s largest clean room, where a gleaming golden hexagon is hoisted on display — a mirror segment left over from Kenneth Harris’ most recent project.
A new billion-dollar mission known as Dragonfly is headed to Titan to gather clues about how life formed on Earth, whether life exists on Titan now, and what it takes for extraterrestrial destinations to be habitable.
Even under the best circumstances, clinical trials in medicine are notoriously lengthy and costly—so much so, says Misti Ushio ’94, that many researchers shy away from taking risks with trial design and the interventions they’re testing.
Laura Beaulieu ’08, MSE ’09, is using her applied mathematics background at Talbots to build the company’s analytics structure and provide insights that guide marketing and sales efforts.
Roger Arnold ’83, Epcot’s director of engineering services, uses his knowledge and experience to find the right answers to challenges ranging from cast development and capital investment strategy to ride safety.
At Walt Disney World, Marcus D’Amelio ’98 combines his three passions—electrical engineering, gaming, and theater.
With its origins in the civil rights era, the program is one of the oldest and longest-running campus tutoring efforts in the country.