Mechanical Engineering Technology
High School Attended:
Northwest High School (NISD)
Why does engineering excite you?
When I was younger, I was one of those inquisitive little kids who wanted to know what everything was and why it worked that way. I’ve always enjoyed working with my dad on odd jobs on my mom’s honey-do list, and have learned the value of hard work. I am a maker at heart, and have found myself most satisfied after completing a task where I have something tangible to display as the product of my labor. Engineering is so exciting to me because as an engineer, I can take my ideas and see them through until they are made a reality.
What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
I love how accessible the Professors and TA’s are here. My classes are small; they know me by name; and when I have a question, they’re always available to talk it out. The experience that they’ve had in the field and through their research has been priceless in my search for what I want to be when I grow up.
What would you like to do after graduation?
Honestly I’m still discovering all of the possibilities of what I can be when I grow up! I think that 3D printing is fascinating, especially the advancements this manufacturing method has produced in the medical field. I would love to get involved in the research that is happening in that neck of the woods because it’s so easy to see how that technology directly benefits people in need, which ultimately is what I want to spend my time doing after graduation.
If you could design anything, what would it be?
I have so many dream projects, but to design K-9 (robot dog from Doctor Who) would be pretty awesome. He’s an intelligent companion robot with all sorts of cool applications, and some of the best characteristics of man’s best friend. (R2-D2 and the Star Trek replicator are also way up there!)