Utah Engineers Journal 2021 Issue

34 Emilee Rickabaugh Biological Engineering Utah State University Charlie and Nita Vono Scholarship • Loves her research in Dr. Elizabeth Vargis’s Lab • Currently researching creating an in vitro model of the subretinal tissue using recombinant hagfish slime proteins • Enjoys her volunteer work with LGBTQ+ organizations in Logan • In her spare time, she likes reading, rock-climbing, and trying new coffee recipes. Emilee Rickabaugh Tanner Short Mechanical Engineering University of Utah VBFA Scholarship • From Coeur d’Alene, Idaho • Dean’s list, four semesters • National Aerospace Scholars Recognition • Currently a Mechanical Engineer Intern designing and building machines that manufacture dental products for Ultradent Products Inc. • Co-founder and treasurer of the University of Utah Film Production Club • Emphasizing in Robotics, planning to earn an MBA • Loves directing and producing films, and dreams of integrating robotic engineering into film production Tanner Short Tyler Jackson Civil Engineering Utah State University Charlie and Nita Voto Scholarship • Works as a Math Teaching Fellow for Multivariable Calculus courses • Recently started an internship at Gerhart Cole, a Utah geotechnical engineering firm • When he’s not working on school, he likes to play music. He’s been teaching himself the guitar and banjo since the pandemic began. • Planning on completing his Master’s in Geotechnical Engineering at Utah State University after getting his Bachelor’s degree Tyler Jackson