Fall

Peter Salisbury

Week of November 10

Peter Salisbury is a member of the ROV mechanical team. He is from Dayton, Ohio and is majoring Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Physics. Last year, Peter worked on the design and fabrication of the power enclosure. This year, he is working on the development of the custom thruster project. Outside ROV, Peter plays trumpet in the "All-American" Marching Band.

Committee Involvement: ROV

Zachary Breisch, Nick Sergeant, and Ethan Welp

Week of November 3

Zack, Ethan, and Nick provided great support to the Learning Committee in the preparation and execution of this semester's Code Cafe. Despite the numerous hurdles they faced given the current conditions, they were all able to make Code Cafe a successful event this semester!
Zachary is a sophomore from Zionsville, Indiana in Computer Engineering and minoring in Music History and Theory. He is in his first year on the Learning Committee and worked to help organize and mentor at Code Café. In his free time, he enjoys playing piano and playing in Super Smash Brothers Melee tournaments.
Nick is a Sophomore majoring in Electrical Engineering. On campus, he is involved with PSEF as well as IEEE. When he isn't studying, Nick enjoys running, playing video games, and writing!
Ethan is a Sophomore studying Electrical Engineering. Within IEEE, Ethan is involved with Computer Society and the Learning Committee. Some of his interests include power systems engineering, playing piano, and running!

Committee Involvement: Learning, Computer Society

Kaitlyn Yu

Week of October 19

Kaitlyn is a First Year Engineering student from Princeton, New Jersey with plans to go into Electrical Engineering. She is currently a member of the electrical team in ROV and was nominated for being a great with during the Growth and Engagement committee's toy building workshop. Kaitlyn showed up early and stayed late for the 6 hour event both days. Outside of IEEE, she works as a graphic designer for a blog about New York based startups and mentors high school girls with plans of pursuing education in STEM fields.

Committee Involvement: ROV, Growth & Engagement

Eric Sibley

Week of October 12

Eric is a senior majoring in Computer Engineering. He is currently in his second year as one of the ROV software co leads, and was nominated for teaching the IEEE Github and ROS workshops. Outside of his time in IEEE, Eric works as the software lead of a tech startup and enjoys building projects over breaks that teach him new languages or are marketable. His hobbies also include working out and drinking.

Committee Involvement: ROV, Learning

Scott "Block" Hotchkiss

Week of September 21

Scott is the R&D Head. He has had a tremendous impact on the ROV committee and IEEE as a whole. He has acquired the laser cutter in the workspace and helped to manage the workspace. Scott has led the team in many new ventures including but not limited to: new underwater connectors, new solenoids, new cameras, resin set 3D prints, resin prints, quad ESCs, ESC firmware, and CAN configuration. Thanks for your hard work Scott! We can't wait to see what you will create next!

Committee Involvement: ROV


Spring

Joseph Michael "Michael" Navarra

Week of March 6

Joseph Navarra is the ROV Tools Lead. Joe is a Junior in Mechanical Engineering from the Dayton, Ohio area, and he's been with ROV for 2 years. Currently, he leads the Tools Team in the development of mission-necessary manipulators and other extravehicular devices. He also serves as a mentor for younger members, helping to acclimate the team to good engineering design practices, and practical applications of those designs. Thanks for your hard work Joe!

Committee Involvement: ROV

George Luo

Week of February 28

Jiayu Luo, also known as George, is the vice chair of MTT-S. He is a junior in Robotics and Mechatronics. He comes from a city in the southwestern mountains of China, the Spring City of Kunming. His dedication to MTT-S has made him a standout role model for all of us. Thanks for your hard work George!

Committee Involvement: MTT-S

Tyler Stagge

Week of February 17

Tyler Stagge is ROV Co-mechanical Lead. He is from Ohio and is in his last semester studying mechanical engineering at Purdue. Tyler has done 4 co-op rotations with Detroit Diesel. Tyler has brought lots of innovations to the ROV team like custom thruster ducts, and has mentored members on CAD skills, CAM for making their designs, and the actual machining of their parts. He plans to continue his education with a master's degree at Purdue University next year. Tyler has been heavily involved with the recent rennovations in the IEEE workspace. Thanks for your hard work Tyler!

Committee Involvement: ROV

Daniel Chen

Week of February 3

Daniel wrote the best code for the Computer Society machine learning/AI pong competition. His pong algorithm beat human players and clearly stood out from the others. Thanks for your hard work Daniel!

Committee Involvement: Computer Society

David Ho

Week of January 27

David is a sophomore from Fishers, Indiana studying material science engineering with minors in German and global engineering. His is in his second year on the ROV team. He lead the workspace management for all of IEEE. For ROV, he has designed and manufactured the mounts for the cameras, inductive charger puck, the main tether, and the micro-ROV tether. Outside ROV, he is a part of the Titus research investigating directional investment casting, Purdue admissions ambassadors, and navigators. Thanks David!

Committee Involvement: ROV

Cynthia Zatlokowicz

Week of January 13

Cynthia was very instrumental in organizing the information for the EAGLE workshops. Without her expertise and assistance, these workshops would not have been as effective. Thanks Cynthia!

Committee Involvement: ROV, Learning