Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Virtual Lecture Series is partially funded by the NSF Award AM-WATCH: Additive Manufacturing-Workforce Advancement Training Coalition and Hub.
11—11:30 a.m., September 22, 2016
Nick Russell and Jacob Floyd, Tennessee Tech University
Nick Russell is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee where he graduated from Chattanooga Christian School in 2013. He is a Junior in Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech. Nick has served as Student Regent of the Tennessee Board of Regents, as well as several other leadership and professional experiences of note. In the summer of 2016 he participated in the Advanced Manufacturing and Techno-Entrepreneurship REU at Tennessee Tech. During this program he researched various joint designs for connecting 3D printed assemblies and aided in the design and construction of the 3D printed Struthiomimus in the iMakerSpace at Tech.
Jacob Floyd is from Winchester, Tennessee and graduated from Franklin County High School in 2013. He is currently a senior in Computer Engineering at Tennessee Tech. In the summer of 2016 he participated in the Advanced Manufacturing and Techno-Entrepreneurship REU at Tennessee Tech. During this program he researched various joint designs for connecting 3D printed assemblies and aided in the design and construction of the 3D printed Struthiomimus in the iMakerSpace at Tech.
11—11:30 a.m., October 6, 2016
Jay Watson: Teacher, Cookeville High School
Bio- Jay Watson teaches web development, coding, and IT at Cookeville High School. He received a B.S degree in Secondary Education from TTU, has over five years of IT experience, and holds a multitude of industry technology certifications. Additionally, Watson was selected as the Best of the Best of Upper Cumberland educators and served on the focus group that selected Tennessee’s new web design standards, as well as the Web Design and Coding Textbook Advisory Panel.
11—11:30 a.m., October 20, 2016
Jesse Roitenberg: National Educational Manager, Stratasys
Jesse Roitenberg has been the National Education Manager for Stratasys for the past 7 years. He has a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and is a former math and science teacher. He has been involved in 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Direct Digital Manufacturing for the past 10 years.
11—11:30 a.m., November 17, 2016
TJ McCue: Strategist, Marketer and Writer
TJ McCue runs Refine Digital, a marketing firm. He does research and reporting on makers, small urban manufacturers, and tech for Forbes and others. TJ likes to help small and midsize business owners and execs figure out how to use various tools to grow their businesses. In the past, he has put pen to paper for the Wall Street Journal, Make, Sports Afield, the Pittsburgh Business Times and many others.