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2015 Trailblazers

1. Abby Thompson

Indiana University
Major: Business Marketing
Sophomore in the Fall ’15

2. Adam Wiesler

Rose-Hulman
Major: Electrical Engineering
Sophomore in the Fall ’15
Project: Created the FlexFactory which is an automated assembly line that builds LEGO™ cars

3. Ashlee Boyer

Rose-Hulman
Major: Software Engineering
Junior in the Fall ’15
Project: Integrated Bluetooth technology into blood cholesterol test meters

4. Benjamin Bjork

Purdue University
Major: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Senior in the Fall ’15

5. Carl Martin

Purdue University
Major: Electrical Engineering
Junior in the Fall ’15

Drew Ditzler

6. Drew Ditzler

Georgia Institute of Technology
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Sophomore in the Fall ’15
Project: Created the FlexFactory which is an automated assembly line that builds LEGO™ cars

7. Justin Lichtle

University of Alabama
Major: Computer Science, Operations Management
Sophomore in the Fall ’15
Project: Worked with one of Flexware’s clients on upgrading servers, studied server reports from databases, and restarted HMI’s on the manufacturing floor to reorient servers. Also was involved with network documentation within the corporation that works with topology tracking and will be used to map out the network.

8. Sam Javed

Hamilton Southeastern High School
Major: Computer Science
HS Senior in the Fall ’15
Project: Worked on a project for Flexware engineers which allows them to point the program at a database and convert all the data available to models which are required for every project. Prior to this project, this process was done manually and would take up hours; this can now be done in a few seconds.

What the Trailblazers said about the their internship experience…

  • I enjoyed this internship because the projects were very interesting and allowed me the opportunity to make them my own. Also, I very much liked the work environment, since everyone was positive and willing to help.
  • I did not expect myself to be working on such high importance and exciting projects. I always thought interns work on side projects that have little value to the company, but was pleasantly surprised by the projects I worked on.
  • The experiences I had as a Trailblazer were very insightful and I gained a lot more knowledge, in a very wide spectrum, than I ever thought I would.