Peer Advisors

2013-2014 Peer Advisors

(From Left to Right Standing) Samantha Bornmann, Andrew McCurdy, Blake Forsberg, Matt Tarnoff
(From Left to Right Sitting) Jacklyn Engelbart, Matt Taylor, Hillary Neff

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 Advisors Bios

Peer Advisor, Mechanical Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering with Tailored EFA around Biomechanics
Hometown: Chaska, Minnesota
Experiences: Research Assistant at the University of Iowa Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, M

Peer Advisor, Biomedical Engineering

Major: Biomedical Engineering with Pre-med EFA and Math Minor
Hometown: Anamosa, Iowa
Experiences: Athena GTX Engineering Intern, Lead Engineering Tutor, Former Student Ambassador, Soci

Peer Advisor, Industrial Engineering

Major: Industrial Engineering with Management EFA
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa
Experiences: Manufacturing Engineer Intern at Cobham Mission Systems, Industrial Engineer Intern at Lewis Mac

Peer Advisor, Biomedical Engineering

Major: Biomedical Engineering with Musculoskeletal Biomechanics EFA
Hometown: Petersburg, Illinois
Personal Interests: Playing sports, hanging out with friends, traveling and watching t

Peer Advisor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Major: Electrical Engineering with Tailored EFA around Power Systems
Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa
Experiences: Programming Application Assistant at UIHC in the Information Systems departm

Peer Advisor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Major: Environmental Engineering with Management EFA and Business Minor
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Experiences: Started the American Wind Energy Association Student Chapter, Trea

Peer Advisor, Chemical Engineering

Major: Chemical Engineering with Chemical Process Engineering EFA
Hometown: Oaklawn, Illinois
Experiences: Two internships with Vail Systems doing web design, College of Engineering Tut