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Taylor Tucker

MechSE blogger Taylor Tucker is a senior at Illinois majoring in engineering mechanics. She is also interested in aerospace. She really likes flying, music, sports, and being outside. She built a pair of stilts and likes to go stilting through town. Also, she can write backwards.




Read Taylor's blog posts:

The societies here are busy in a good way (2/27/2014)
Journey to the center of the snow globe (3/5/2014)
An afternoon at EOH (3/18/2014)
Oh great, there isn't any room (3/31/2014)
Changing the world, one swarm at a time (4/14/2014)
At year's end (5/9/2014)
Hit the ground running (9/18/2014)
Hunt for Blue October (10/13/2014)
The (16) Foot Long (11/21/2014)
Plans for winter break? (12/18/2014)
For those who don't know Engineering Career Services  (2/20/2015)
The puzzle case (How well do you know MechSE?) (3/5/2015)
Take a walk through EOH (3/25/2015)
Putting on your science gown (3/30/2015)
Civil engineer speaks about poetry (4/16/2015)
Being a process engineer (4/29/2015)
Bubblin' crude... oil, that is (4/30/2015)
Let's talk beer, and getting a job too (5/5/2015)
Planting your serendipity seeds (5/11/2015)
Summer tapping at my door (5/15/2015)
Research for improving education looks at TAM students (6/12/2015)
Endless sea of wings (9/11/2015)
More fun than a barrel of grease monkeys (9/21/2015)
Tracing the growth of Illinois (10/1/2015)
Views of MechSE: October gallery (10/6/2015)
As the trees turn (10/9/2015)
The Iron Giant (10/22/2015)
In living color (10/30/2015)
Overview of TAM 335: Fluid Mechanics (11/12/2015)
Views of MechSE: November gallery (11/13/2015)
Thank you for the blessings (11/20/2015)
Things you should know by sophomore year (11/30/2015)
Views of MechSE: December gallery (12/3/2015)
T minus 10... (12/9/2015)
Maybe December (12/14/2015)
Views of MechSE: End-of-year gallery (12/18/2015) 
Views of MechSE: February gallery (2/1/2016)
New Year, New ... (2/2/2016)
Be Inspired, Stay Motivated, Grow Passionate (2/15/2016)
A glimpse into the life of Professor of the Year Mats Selen (3/1/2016)
How luminous life is (3/3/2016)
Views of MechSE: March gallery (3/4/2016)
Faking the sound of bells (3/7/2016)
Views of MechSE: Farewell to March (3/31/2016)
Lethal pennies and other misconceptions (4/13/2016)
Between the three of us, its not rocket science (4/21/2016)
Views of MechSE: April gallery (4/29/2016)
Introducing the GRE (5/6/2016)
Surviving summer heat (if summer heat ever comes) 5/10/2016
School's out for... (5/16/2016)
The most unlikely places (6/1/2016)
Hidden (6/10/2016)
Spare change (6/14/2016)
Telling apart the Olsen twins (6/22/2016)
Lazy days of summer (maybe) 7/5/2016)
The world around us (7/7/2016)
Jump in (9/6/2016)
Songs over water (9/22/2016)
Views of MechSE: September gallery (10/3/2016)
If trees taught coloring (10/14/2016)
Views of MechSE: October gallery (10/28/2016)
Settle the West (11/1/2016)
Illinois by the numbers (11/11/2016)
Views of MechSE: November gallery (11/18/2016)
Popcorn, toast, pretzel sticks, and jellybeans (11/18/2016)
Stay aloft (12/6/2016)
End-of-Semester Adventure (12/9/2016)
Lighter than air (2/10/2017)
Mechanics of motion in nature (2/17/2017)
How to get taller at any age (2/23/2017)
Views of MechSE: January-February gallery (2/27/2017)
A different type of mechanical engineering (3/10/2017)
Rock paper scissors and sickle cells: Highlights from EOH (3/13/2017)
Good vibrations (3/27/2017)
Views of MechSE: March Gallery (4/4/2017)
Old school videos (4/7/2017)
A short history of MEL (4/20/2017)
Yes, they do sell guitars at Guitar World (4/25/2017)
Views of MechSE: April Gallery (4/27/2017)
Spread your wings (or, insert your preferred graduation cliche here)  (5/11/2017)
Start your engines (6/15/2017)
Questions answered (6/20/2017)
Mechanics of lungs (6/29/2017)
Feats and Fails of Engineering, Volume I (7/11/2017)
Pitch construction (7/14/2017)
Feats and Fails of Engineering, Volume II (7/26/2017)
Origins (8/8/2017)
KOSH I - Innovations (8/25/2017)
KOSH II - Experiences (9/5/2017)
Mechanics of tires (9/11/2017)
Fostering your own creativity (9/18/2017)
Views of MechSE: September 2017 gallery (9/29/2017)
A word of advice (10/3/2017)
Metallic photographs (10/17/2017)