Amy Whetter

Rising Junior
Physics and Environmental Science
University of Redlands
CEINT Research Site: Dr. Peter Vikesland’s lab, Virginia Tech University

Participating in the CEINT summer REU program was a great experience. A huge factor that made my experience positive was the network of support. I was fortunate to work with an incredible grad student who was a great mentor throughout the program. The entire lab at Virginia Tech made we feel welcome and there to answer any question I had, but was also there to push me and help me grow. Another one of my favorite thing about the summer is just how much I learned.

Career Impacts and Plans

Attending a small liberal arts school I don’t have an engineering program at my school, working at Virginia Tech gave me first hand experience in this field. After participating in the CEINT REU program I have confirmed that I want to do go grad school in environmental engineering.