Published: Aug 17, 2010 10:00:00 AM
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Evan Everett, a graduate of Auburn University’s wireless engineering program, has been named the state of Alabama’s Outstanding Co-op Student of the Year at the Alabama Association of Colleges and Employers annual summer conference, held recently in Mobile.
Everett co-oped for four semesters at NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, where he worked with electromagnetic systems, autonomous guidance navigation and control branches. He also served as a co-op representative to the NASA Engineering Academy advisory board.
Everett graduated summa cum laude in May with a double major in engineering and physics. He will begin doctoral study in computational electromagnetics at Rice University this fall while continuing to co-op with NASA. Everett conducted undergraduate research on the coplanar waveguide probe and was a participant in the Auburn University student space program. A member of Tau Beta Pi, Pi Sigma Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies, he also served as treasurer of Auburn’s Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers student chapter.
Contributed by Katie Mullinax