.:meet the team
Left to right: Amy Ball (EE), Kendrick Wiermsa (EE), Nate Jen (EE), Avery Sterk (EE)
Amy works as an intern at Johnson Controls, where she works as part of the Systems Engineering Team. She brings good communication skills, circuit-building experience, and presentation skills to the project.
Her section of the project is the solid-state breakers, especially working closely with much of the analog
hardware involved with the project.
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Kendrick works as an intern at Raytheon Missile Systems in the Electronics Center, where he performs
embedded system design and verification. Kendrick hails from Tucson, Arizona where he was born and
raised. He brings real-world project experience and experience working with embedded hardware and
software to the team. Kendrick leads the development of the E-meter, which measures whole-building
power consumption, reporting data to the power company and the PICA base station.
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Nathan has worked at Amway on the production floor and has gained involvement with club leadership at
Calvin College. He brings leadership experience and a good understanding of how smaller elements of a system fit together as a whole. His section of the project is the monitoring of individual circuits and some
of the control logic for the breakers.
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Avery worked as an intern at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory doing CAD design. He
brings varied experience with software design and implementation to the project. His section of the project
is the base station, especially providing the primary user interface and designing embedded software.
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