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The 30 Under 30 Put a Whole New Spin on Manufacturing, Excelling in 3D Printing, Robotics & More

by • July 7, 2016 • No Comments

387042As the STEAM agenda has unquestionably picked up locomotion around the world, albeit with a bit of ease pondering the allure of innovation and science involved in aspects like 3D create and 3D printing, it’s apparent in addition that if students are going to be enticed to go into areas like math, science, and innovation—and if girls are going to be encouraged to study for engineering degrees additional often—they require a thing quite significant and in addition quite effective: role models.

Whilst career fairs are in addition a excellent thought, giving older students on the cusp of graduating the opportunity to in fact speak with those who are in fields they are pondering, seeing other young folks who have succeeded inside careers related and relevant to STEAM is a massive motivator—and especially when they are featured in a leading magazine honoring their feats preceding they’ve actually hit the ripe old age of 30. Now that’s a few positive press.

It is an yearly actuallyt, reading the 30 Under 30 list by SME, published by Manufacturing Engineering, going on four years now. And these superstar upstarts, all 30 of ‘em, are making a splash—and a difference—in the fields of STEM and making. Certainly not careers of the past, new innovation and a long list of people and companies making innovations one after the other have breathed new life and status into the sector, as well as career paths.

There were over 100 applicants spanning industries like car, aerospace, additive, medical, automation, and robotics. According to Katelyn DaMour, digital editor at Manufacturing Engineering, that’s the most applications they’ve at any time got. The men and women chosen were deemed to have shown not just rigorous work, but in addition excellence in their fields.

A few highlights of the list follow.

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Matt Mckee

Matt Mckee, 29, is interested in structured light and how it applies in virtual making. Seeing it as a significant tool for the next, he has become acquainted with it in working as a technical lead at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. His title is senior applications engineer, and he works on the F35 fighter jet program.

“It is made massive leaps, especially in the last five years and is gaining in adoption,” said Mckee. “The leaps it is bringing are finer accuracy, faster refresh rates and a larger field of view. Equiteone wants it advantageous, faster and cheaper.”

He is in addition quite interested in human immersion and augmented reality. A tinkerer and a problem-solver type of a young age, McKee urges other young folks to take on ‘stretch projects,’ tackling work that can be a bit out of their comfort zone.

“I was given the opportunity to work on a couple of those at Lockheed,” says McKee. “One was related to improving wiring harness fabrication, and another was related to developing a method for applying a new adhesive tape to rigorous surfaces for production use.”

Hannah Kalinowski, 28, always had a fascination with airplanes, but the desire to be an engineer didn’t quite click until later. With an ability
for math and science, she achieved a degree of Marquette University and was and so hired by Boeing. She was nominated for the 30 Under 30 for the reason of excellence and her tendency to exceed expectations in her career. One of her main projects has been the ground floor implementation of new noncontact metrology innovation. She became an tremendous in terms of the equipment, and in addition made a way to translate raw data of the project.

“Collecting data is just one thing,” Hannah said, “but if you can’t do anything with that data, or you can’t drive any results or changes of it, and so it’s quite not all that useful. I ponder we were able-bodied to quite show the value of how that data may assist us drive changes.”

She is now working in the Airplane Development division on a new design of the 777, the 777X. Her responsibilities include making certain that the new production system is implemented correctly, as well as working on tolerance analyses.

Fabian Bartos earns special note on this list as he is just 16, and the youngest honoree. He may already attends East Leyden High School and is awe-inspiringly involved in 3D printing, going so far as to fabricate a replica of the White House that he was in fact able-bodied to present to President Obama during an educational actuallyt for makers. He’s made numerous, rigorous architectural models, as well as well as working with one of his class teams in a project for e-NABLE. The team made a prosthetic hand at the 3D printing device and gave it to an adopted boy of China in require of functional limb replacement.


He’s pretty famous at his school for his accomplishments, going far beyond the normal scope of his assignments and making projects with astounding more detail.

“It fascinates me how you can create a thing on a desktop and and so you can hold it in your hand,” he says.

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Sean Sullivan

Sean Sullivan, 30, may already works for Siemens Industry in Tacoma, WA. He is a CNC application engineer for their Motion Control Business, and according to those who work with him, he has made a ‘massive impact.’

Sullivan works with most various applications in making, but additional specifically with OEMS in Siemens innovation, createing software, developing training, and assisting with end-user innovation project planning. He has always been interested in making, and credits his career great results with having mentors when he was younger.

“I enjoy the value generation inherent in making. I knew it was the right path for me after seeing this system in action,” Sullivan introduced. “I’ve had the opportunity to visit factories all over the country and see initiallyhand the valuable-bodied jobs and standards of living making provides to communities in addition to the products made.”

Crosby-Kaylie-webKaylie Crosby, at a mere 23, is occupied keeping equiteone on their toes at The University of Alabama. Today, she is the project manager for the university’s team in the EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition.

Unusual in its length, and undoubtedly additional challenging, the competition lasts four years. Students of 16 universities have been asked to remake the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to be additional efficient all around—and yes, the challenge is sponsored by the US Department of Energy and General Motors.

In the initially year, Kaylie’s team won sat any timeal awards, and she got the Excellence in Leadership Award.

“Have a short conversation with Crosby,” says Kristen De La Rosa of Argonne National Laboratory, “and you will rapidly realize she is wise beyond her years with a rare mix of ambition, engineering know-how, leadership qualities and work ethic that all but guarantee she’ll be great resultsful in her career.”

Andrew Siwicki is 23, and he may maybe feel that he’s may already had a pretty big lifetime achievement in assisting to program the robotic piano Lady Gaga played at this year’s Grammy Awards, a story we much loved next previously. He became interested in automation when working in the Caterpillar Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory lab at Illinois State University.

“Just being in those classes inside my degree was a big eye opener,” he says. “The classes we did were precisely how it is in the field today.”

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Working as a field service engineer at ABB, Inc. in Auburn Hills, MI, Andrew works in a variety of various applications related to robotics, and he is known for being pro and offering magnificent work. If he was great adequate for Gaga, we are figuring he’s pretty great adequate for the 30 Before 30. In regards to the project, he said:

“The thought was kind of out there, but we trusted her and she was right—it was awea few. Working with a robotics system is awe-inspiringly rewarding. It is awe-inspiring to see what robots can do.”

The entire list of 30 are named here:

Aaron Birt, 26, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MassachusettsAmber Williamson, 28, Baxter Healthcare, Mountain Home, ArkansasAndres Valdez , 25, Global Shop Solutions, The Woodlands, TexasAndrew Siwicki, 23, ABB Inc., Auburn Hills, MichiganAnselmo Gallegos, 27, General Motors, Detroit, MichiganAshley Buchner, 30, FCA US, Auburn Hills, MichiganAustin Hall, 27, HDH Manufacturing, Indianapolis, IndianaCaroline Ricrigorousson, 27, Abbott Point of Care, Princeton, New JerseyDaniel Tunis, 25, FCA US, Auburn Hills, MichiganDavid Kriesberg, 22, University of Maryland, College Park, MarylandDavid Zwick, 22, University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaDenise Karabowicz, 25, Thales Visionix, Inc., Aurora, IllinoisEdward Brabandt, 30, Systematic Manufacturing, Inc., Sterling Heights, MichiganFabian Bartos, 16, East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, IllinoisGraham Hargreaves, 30, CNC Software, Inc., Tolland, ConnecticutHannah Kalinowski, 28, The Boeing Company, Everett, WashingtonJacob S. Larson, 22, John Deere, Waterloo, IowaJoseph Prosnitz, 27, Prosnitz Solutions/Up-Ride, Skokie, IllinoisJustin Wenning, 23, Fabrisonic, Columbus, OhioKaylie Crosby, 23, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AlabamaLong Phan, 27, United Grinding, Miamisburg, OhioMadeline McCloughan, 24, 3M – Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division, St. Paul, MinnesotaMatt McKee, 29, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, TexasMatthew R. Kelly, 24, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IndianaNick Raymond, 28, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CaliforniaPerry Parks, 28, Siemens PLM, Cypress, CaliforniaSean Sullivan, 30, Siemens Industry Inc., Tacoma, WashingtonTeresa Munger, 30, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, ConnecticutTroy Wallace Pierson, 18, University of Alabama – Incoming Freshman, Mission Viejo, CaliforniaWhitney Hill, 30, The Boeing Company, Everett, Washington

You can read all 30 profiles in entirety here.