Nate Leonard

Nate Leonard


• Majors: Mechanical Engineering and German

• Cooperative Education Placement in Germany (spring – summer 2007)

Intern (Praktikant)

Hansgrohe AG

Schiltach , Germany

I developed plans for new test equipment, ran lime scale tests on showers, and helped with development of new sprays.

• Engineering Course Completed in Reutlingen

“ Schwingungslehre ” (Vibrations)

• Post-Graduation Plans
I plan to continue my research with Dr. Palumbo on the Solar Thermal Electrolysis Project in Cologne summer 2008. Then I foresee myself beginning work as a design engineer for an international company such as Hansgrohe, Stryker, and many others.

• Reflections about VIEP
Traveling abroad in Europe may have challenged my language and communication skills, but the greatest thing that I acquired during my time in Europe was a personal connection with people. And with these friendships I found deeper insight into Europe's cultures and values.