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2018 STEP Intern Team

 

Trever Col

Lead 3-D Printing Intern 

Junior in Mechanical Engineering

From: Austin, TX

Fun Fact: I've been to 45 of the 50 U.S. States.

 

Jacob Cottrell

Lead Rollercoaster Intern

Junior in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

From: Cincinnati, OH

Fun Fact: Once the engine cut out on my plane as I taxied in front of the only airworthy B-29 at the time.

 

Gino Ferrari

Lead Arduino Intern

Junior in Biomedical Engineering

From: Crown Point, IN

Fun Fact: I have been out of the country 7 times.

 

Michael Reinhold

Lead Robot Intern

Senior in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

From: Cincinnati, OH

Fun Fact: I know how to unicycle!

 

Katherine Bolek

Lead Events Intern

Senior in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

From: Chesterton, IN

Fun Fact: I'm the 3rd generation in my family to attend Purdue!

 

Mady Shank

Lead Female Residential Intern

Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering

From: Cincinnati, OH

Fun Fact: I have been in the Cincinnati Reds dugout. 

 

Cole Nielsen

Lead Male Residential Intern & Photographer

Sophomore in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

From: Mercer Island, WA

Fun Fact: I am a huge Seattle Mariners fan.

 

Karl Akert

Projects/Teaching & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering

From: Chesteron, IN

Fun Fact: I can ride a unicycle!

 

Parker Crain

Projects/Teaching & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Electrical and Computer Engineering

From: Caseyville, IL

Fun Fact: I highlighted my cat when I was 6.

 

Rachel Damge

Events & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

From: Naperville, IL

Fun Fact: I went to Kenya this summer!

 

 

Nicole Geer

Projects/Classroom & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering

From: Dyer, IN

Fun Fact: My favorite article of clothing is my Marvel pajama pants.

 

Abby Grillo

Events & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Enviromental and Ecological Engineering

From: Evansville, IN

Fun Fact: My mom makes me wear a helmet during tornado warnings!

 

David Kang

Projects/Classroom & Events Intern

Sophomore in Nuclear Engineering

From: Grayslake, IL

Fun Fact: I have never eaten food from Taco Bell.

 

 

Blake Motzer

Projects/Classroom & Events Intern

Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering

From: Tampa, FL

Fun Fact: My great grandfather wa the Cuban General who won Cuba's Independence.

 

Braden O'Connor

Projects/Classroom & Residential Intern

Sophomore in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

From: Saint Paul, MN

Fun Fact: I've gotten stuck on a mountain and had to be rescued.

 

Noah Rodriguez

Projects/Classroom & Events Intern

Sophomore in Electrical and Computer Engineering

From: Phoenix, AZ

Fun Fact: I own a pet snake.

 

Shreeja Shrestha

Projects/Classroom & Events Intern

Sophomore in Electrical and Computer Engineering

From: Saint Joeseph, MI

Fun Fact: I can play the guitar.