Peer Advisors

2014-2015 Peer Advisors

The Peer Advisor program is a resource developed by students, for students. They offer advice on their respective majors, course combinations, course loads, and share their personal experiences through their journey to a career in engineering.

Come to the Student Development Center, 3124 Seamans Center, between 10:00AM - 12:00 PM or 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM for assistance with your questions about majors, general education courses or policies and procedures. The Peer Advisors work closely with the professional academic advising staff.


Peer Advisor, Mechanical Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Ottawa, Illinois
Experiences: Internship at Exelon Generation, Former Student Ambassador
Personal Interests:

Peer Advisor, Chemical Engineering

Major: Chemical Engineering with Energy and Environment EFA

Hometown: Stockton, Illinois

Experiences: Co-op with DuPont Industrial Biosciences in Cedar Rapids, active in ChemE Car Competition, AIChE, Omega Chi Epsilon and Engineers Without Borders

Personal Interests: Camping, fishing, crossword puzzles

Peer Advisor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering with Civil Practice EFA

Hometown: Orland Park, Illinois

Experiences: Internship at HBK Engineering in Iowa City, Member of Steel Bridge Team ASCE, Social Chair of USGBC, Co-Canning Chair Dance Marathon, Former ASCE Social Chair Assistance, Former Orientation Hawkeye Guide

Personal Interests: Sports

Peer Advisor, Biomedical Engineering

Major: Biomedical Engineering with self tailored EFA musculoskeletal biomechanics

Hometown: Boone, Iowa

Experiences: Co-op at Boston Scientific, Study Abroad at Swansea Wales, Engineering Tutor, Engineering K-12 outreach Agent, SWE, WISE, S.T.A.T.

Personal Interests: Sports watching & playing, Traveling, Hanging out with friends

Peer Advisor, Industrial Engineering

Major: Industrial Engineering with Management EFA, minor in Business and Major in Dance

Hometown: Lakeville, Minnesota

Experiences: Internships with General Mills Manufacturing Engineering Associate at Lodi, CA, General Mills MEA at Albuquerque, NM, Hon Company Manufacturing Engineer at Muscatine, IA, Analog Technologies Corp, Industrial Engineering Burnsville, MN; Institute of Industrial Engineers, WISE, SWE, Dance Marathon and Undergraduate Dance Organization

Personal Interests: Dancing, Photography, trying new restaurants , traveling and watching Hawkeye Football

Peer Advisor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Major: Electrical Engineering

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Experiences: Teaching Assistant for Fundamental Circuits and Electromagnetic Theory, Research Assistant at IIHR and Tau Beta Pi volunteer chair

Personal Interests: Playing Chess, Watching NBA, Playing games like Pokemom & League of Legends