DEVIN TURNER is a senior mechanical engineering student at Marquette University. He is president of the Marquette American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Student Advisory Board to the Department Chair. His professional experience includes working for the Space Shuttle Program at NASA Kennedy Space Center, UTC Aerospace Systems, Gulfstream Aerospace and Sikorsky Aircraft. He holds a private pilot license and has training in helicopters as well.
MARK NAGURKA, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering and Lafferty Professor of Engineering Pedagogy at Marquette University. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from U.of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T. He taught at Carnegie Mellon before joining Marquette. His professional interests are in the design of mechanical and electromechanical systems and in engineering education. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and a former Fulbright Scholar.
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