Rose Abramson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Region 1 (Northeastern USA)

Rose is expected to graduate in June 2015 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. She has been actively involved with the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle team and has had internships at Solectria Renewables, working on communication links in the inverters they make for solar panel farms, and at Cypress, performing simulations on analog circuits and writing scripts for signal processing and analysis.

Allan Bartlett, University of Kentucky – Region 3 (Southeastern USA)

Alan is expected to graduate in May 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also pursuing the Undergraduate Certification Program at the Power & Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK). He has obtained professional experience working at Louisville Gas & Electric/Kentucky Utilities, where he assisted with scope planning, sequencing and design of a new 345kV switchyard. In 2013, he was initiated as an IEEE Eta Kappa Nu member.

Andrew Bonnell, Memorial University – Region 7 (Canada)

Andrew is expected to graduate in May 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He has had internships at ExxonMobil and Husky Energy, where he worked alongside electrical and instrumentation engineers who were ultimately responsible for the integrity of their installation's power management systems. Andrew is excited to start a career in the field of power engineering so that he can work towards innovating new and more sustainable ways to harness our essential need for power.

Thomas Navidi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Region 4 (Mid-Western USA)

Thomas is expected to graduate in May 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Physics. He has interned at Bechtel at the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant, where he was responsible for grounding and lightning protection systems to ensure they are adequate to protect the whole plant. His ultimate goal is to obtain a PhD in electrical engineering and to use his knowledge to benefit all of society.

Phillippe Phanivong, University of Washington – Region 6 (Western USA)

Phillippe is expected to graduate in December 2015 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Applied Mathematics. He has concentrated his studies on Large Scale Power Systems. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and has interned at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is interested in power systems research and sustainable energy integration. His long term professional goal is to conduct research in power systems and help find sustainable solutions to complex issues in the field.

Mary Scherer, Ohio State University – Region 2 (Mid-Atlantic USA)

Mary is expected to graduate in May 2017 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a minor in Humanitarian Engineering. She is the Secretary of the IEEE Student Branch Chapter at Ohio State University. She also served on three project teams for Engineers for Community Services, providing technological assistance to food pantries and individuals in the Columbus community. She has been active member of the Women in Engineering Outreach and Service and Casual Connect groups, and has volunteered with OSU STEM Education Outreach.

David Sehloff, Washington University in St. Louis – Region 5 (Southwest USA)

David is expected to graduate in May 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Systems Science & Engineering. He has interned at Oshkosh Corporation and worked on the Global Technology-Electronics team, assisting with designing and performing prototype testing for various parts of the electrical systems of heavy duty vehicles. At Washington University, he has been in charge of building the solar power supply for the Rebuild It Project, which has built a portable 3D printer that they will take to remote areas with no power and manufacture custom prosthetic limb attachments. He has been a member of the Engineers Without Borders group, which has been working to improve the electrical system at the Mekelle School for the Blind in Ethiopia.