VP of Outreach and Diversity
NAME: Meghan Collins
YEAR: Super Senior
MAJOR: Engineering Mechanics
HOMETOWN: Madison, WI
SWE INVOLVEMENT: I have been very involved in SWE since the second semester of my sophomore year. I have been the Girl Scouts Co-Chair, Boeing Tech Team Chair, and SWE International Outreach Officer. I am currently the Vice President of Outreach and Diversity and I love getting involved with other diversity student organizations through SWE!
JOB EXPERIENCE: This past summer I was a Test and Evaluation Intern with Boeing in New Orleans. I had the opportunity to work on the Artemis Program and pursue my passions in space exploration. Before that, I interned at Wanner Engineering in Minneapolis where I was able to design, prototype, and test industrial pumps. I also worked for more than 2 years in the Education and Outreach Office at the Wisconsin Energy Institute. Last semester I was a grader for Advanced Mechanics of Materials and I am currently working in the MAterials Degradation under COrrosion and Radiation (MADCOR) Laboratory. This work focuses on the study of complex degradation phenomena of materials subjected to corrosion and/or irradiation in extreme environments.
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Trivia nights at the Sett!
OTHER CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT: Badger Volunteers