Undergraduate Blogs

Taylor Tucker

Taylor Made

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.
 Paula Stocco

Solo Un Sol

Undergraduate Paula Stocco traveled to Uruguay, where she collaborated with the students at Universidad ORT Uruguay in design, computation, and Uruguayan culture classes. The region is close to her roots; she was born in neighboring Argentina, in the mountain province of Mendoza. In her blog, she shared her experiences with fellow engineering women, while sipping...
Amanda Steelman

Amanda Goes to Sweden

During the spring 2014 semester, Amanda Steelman was a fourth-year student in mechanical engineering. She studied abroad in Sweden, thanks in part to the Nordberg INSPIRE Student Scholar Award, and blogged about her experiences there. INSPIRE is the Illinois Sweden Program for Educational and Research Exchange.