Team 15: Don't Get Coal'd Feet is comprised of three chemical engineers.
Team 15: Paul Urane, Sam Cooper, and Nathan Frazier
Sam Cooper is majoring in both chemical engineering and chemistry at Calvin College and is originally from Palos Park, IL. He has conducted undergraduate research on cavity ring-down spectroscopy with adviser professor Mark Muyskens (chemistry), and has past internship experience with Siemens Oil and Gas in Houston, TX. Sam's interest include hunting, fishing, playing blues guitar, and brewing craft beer. He will be graduating with honors in May, and will start work as a process safety consultant at Siemens Oil and Gas in Houston after graduation.
Nathan Frazier is majoring in chemical engineering and chemistry at Calvin College and is originally from Placerville, CA. His past internship experience includes working at Jadoo Power, Inc. in Folsom, CA researching and testing chemical hydrides as a medium for lightweight, compact fuel storage for hydrogen fuel cells. Nathan is also a member of Calvin's varsity cross country and track teams. After graduation, Nathan has a job with AMPAC Fine Chemicals as an Associate Process Engineer. In his spare time he enjoys backpacking, whitewater rafting, and hanging out with friends.
Paul Urane is double majoring in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Calvin College. He is originally from Upland, California where he graduated from Glendora High School in 2008. His past work experience includes but is not limited to: research on cavity ring-down laser spectroscopy, and an internship with Granger Energy and Electric, a company that uses landfill gas to run generators and make electricity. During his time at Granger, Paul conducted safety audits on Granger facilities and used analytical techniques to improve the efficiency of the Caterpillar engines running on landfill gas. Paul’s interests include: chess, snowboarding, golf, craft beer brewing, and long walks on the beach. Upon graduation from Calvin College in May, Paul will move to Longview, Texas where he will work as a Process Improvement Engineer for Eastman Chemical Company.