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Student Highlights

Anthony Abel

Anthony Abel

Chemical and Biological Engineering

When asked what he has most benefitted from in his time at Drexel, Anthony Abel answered without hesitation: “The opportunities for undergraduate research.”

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Andrew Carver

Andrew Carver

Materials Science and Engineering

Tesla was a very attractive choice as my second co-op for many reasons, mostly due to the large influence the company currently has. Also, electric cars (Teslas specifically) are awesome!"

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Janette Danella

Janette Danella

Materials Science and Engineering

Crayola was my second co-op experience, where I was able to work in Research & Development. The natural creative environment that is R&D, coupled with the creative minds of the ‘Crayolians’, was an experience unlike any other I have ever or will ever have again.

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PeaceTech Co-op

Bryce Peckman

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Three students partook in co-ops with PeaceTech, which develops or deploys technology (such as interactive maps) to reduce conflict—whether election violence, interethnic hatred or resource shortages—in such far-flung places as Kenya, Afghanistan and Indonesia. This first-of-its-kind lab strives to connect engineers with NGOs and government agencies to find innovative solutions.

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Frederick Wachter

Frederick Wachter

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

“As my first co-op, I had the opportunity to be a research engineer at University West’s Production Technology Center research group called Production Technology West (PTW) in Trollhättan, Sweden."

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Bryce Peckman

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

As the sun was setting, Matthew C. Wiese ’18 was holding his breath as he waited with others at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in November [2016]. Would the weather satellite he played a part in bringing to launch be a go—or scrubbed at the last second?

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Drexel University

Christopher Wiley

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

“Currently on my first co-op, I am working with the Naval Surface Warfare Center. I am assisting Engineers in performing evaluations of ship systems and equipment to support in-service engineering and test and evaluation projects. This work requires me to travel to ships and contractor test facilities."

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