Team Description

Jordan Wanner is a senior double major, with an international mechanical emphasis, and German. He grew up in the Greater Grand Rapids.  This past summer he worked in Germany as an intern at Airbus, a European commercial aircraft manufacturer, as a part of project management for the A380 cargo loading system.  He is also a member of Calvin’s Renewable Energy Organization and has a passion for clean and sustainable energy and building design.  Jordan hopes to begin work after graduation in either the renewable energy industry, or green building design sector.

Dan VandenAkker is a senior double major in Engineering with a Mechanical Concentration, and Physics with an Optics emphasis.  He grew up in the Greater Grand Rapids areas and graduated from South Christian High School.  This past summer he worked as an intern at Gentex Corporation, an automotive mirror manufacturer, on increasing the productivity of existing production lines and constructing new production lines.  He is also a member of Calvin’s Cross Country and Track teams.  Dan plans to pursue his Masters of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Washington after his time at Calvin.

Christina Overbeck is a Senior Mechanical Engineering S16 April, 2008 11:57 AMironmental concerns and has since been interested in using her engineering knowledge to create environmentally-friendly products.   She was pr16 April, 2008 11:57 AM she worked on a Gates Foundation project to develop inexpensive water purification systems for the lower-middle class in India.  The project aims to significantly reduce water-borne illness in India and eventually expand to other countries in the area.   Overbeck is also a member of the Calvin Cross Country and Track teams.

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