FYS Interview about the theme of electrical engineering with Michael Clark by Garrett Clark

I interviewed Michael Clark for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

Samantha Edwards interviews her father, Tegid Edwards, on his experience in the Navy.

In this interview, conducted on December 6, 2018 in Greenville, South Carolina, Samantha (14) interviews her father, Tegid (55), on his past experiences in the navy. Tegid shares good and bad feelings, and experiences about his time served and what...

Farrah Madkour talks to her sister about her life experience and what’s to come

In this interview conducted on December 2nd, 2018 in Plano, Tx, Summer Madkour (16) interviews her sister, Farrah Madkour (20) about her life. Farrah shares details on the environment in which she grew up, her schooling, career path, and involvement...

Basement talks

Interviewing the man who developed the guidance systems that put men in space.

Advice for environmental engineering students

I interview Andrew Olivas, a ucf student in his senior year studying environmental engineering; he shares his thoughts on the engineering industry and gives advice for engineering students.

Janelle Spencer-Ramirez and her Grandpa talk about his life before emigrating to Chicago and his life in Chicago

In this inteview with my grandpa, Autemio B. Ramirez, 76 years old, we talked about his life in the Philipines before he emigrated to the United States and his life after he emigrated. We saw the similarities and differences between...

Life of Gary Schmidt as he travels around the world.

Gary Schmidt (68) is interviewed by Matthew Schulze (15) about his life and travel around the world. Gary speaks about his life and how he was impacted by the freedom he was given. He also embraces his son and what...

The Future

This summary is about a young Bahamian engineer planning on making a difference in the country

John Painter’s Moon Landing Story

John Painter shares his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. John discusses his experience serving as an Air Force Navigator in the late 1950s, working as an Electrical Engineer at the NASA...

Lawrence Kuznetz’s Moon Landing Story

Lawrence Kuznetz shares his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. Lawrence discusses his personal experiences working for NASA, the Apollo programs, and the night of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. He also...

Bob Conover talks about building Ranger, a JPL spacecraft that went to the Moon in the 1960s, then restoring it again 50 years later

In the summer of 2015, Bob Conover led a team of 12 volunteers to restore a 50-year-old Ranger spacecraft at the California Science Center. Bob is a retired JPL engineer who originally worked on the Ranger at JPL in its...

Interview with Dick Aberley part 2

Interview with our 89 year old father. Questions from daughters and grandchildren.

Culture Shock: The Story of an Indian Engineering Student Seeking Opportunity in a New Country

Bhavya tells us about her experiences coming to the United States to pursue her engineering career in an age where science and technology are the new American industry. This interview explores her motivations and the cultural differences she has to...

Anushka and Abigail talk about engineering, siblings, sushirritos, and everything in between. “We’re both adults now.”

Abby, my future roommate, and I talk about things we have in common, such as engineering student struggles, and things that differ between us, such as cultural stigmas. We talk about our sibling dynamics, our favorite foods, and our past...

The Life of Herman van Beek

The life and family of Herman van Beek, my grandfather. He was born in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and grew up during the second Word War under German control. He moved frequently, going to Argentina and Mexico, where he learned English...

Memorial memories

Kevin Charles Kelley, Colonel United States Army Corps of Engineers (retired), talks about and reflects upon his involvement with the construction of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. In Los Angeles, on the Thanksgiving of 2017, November 19,...

Building the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Aircraft

Dave Holmes tells his story about building a top secret military aircraft and how it felt to keep a huge secret from his family.

How did you gain the skills to become an engineer?

In this interview, conducted in November 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, Ivan Cervantes (16) interviews his dad, Ramiro Cervantes (41), about the progress of his career as a current Senior Field Service Engineer. Mr. Cervantes first discusses his current...

Experience’s with the man who worked on gemni.

George Allen my grandfather gets interviewed bye his grandson Cameron Evans. George worked at General Electronics where he helped build the fuel cells for the Gemini space ships, the same spaceship that went to the Moon. George’s parents were born...