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Productive Summer Vacations for SWE Engineers

SWE (NJIT) Vice President Amisha Desai participated in a program sponsored by Cornell University's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

It’s been a productive summer for grad and undergrad members of the NJIT Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  Graduate President and doctoral candidate Smruti Ragunath, was named a SWE Future Leader in a national competition.  She was chosen from among 79 candidates and will attend a special institute during an upcoming SWE national conference.  Part of her prize includes training in business etiquette, personal brand and communication.  Three other SWE officers also spend a productive summer.  SWE (NJIT) President Masroor Khan, a civil engineering major, interned at Exelon working in the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI).  She also visited Exelon locations including the Oyster Creek Generating Station.  SWE (NJIT) Vice President and rising senior Amisha Desai participated in a program sponsored by Cornell University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  Amisha’s contributions will aid in the fabrication process of a nanomotor.  SWE (NJ) Secretary Kimberly Lam, a sophomore in the Albert Dorman Honors College, worked as an intern at Panasonic in the corporate outreach department to update Creative Design Challenge, a high school robotics challenge for students in New Jersey hosted jointly by Panasonic and NJIT.  For 10 weeks, she worked in a team with two other interns to create, design, and plan the 2014 Challenge.