Category: It’s My Job

It’s My Job

“At Morgan Stanley, I work in the Mobile Engineering team and also lead several projects.”



It’s My Job: Herbie Johnson

Herbie Johnson ’94 Civil Engineering General Manager of Southern Company, Hydrogeneration Before Auburn… Out of high school, I went into the military. It gave me discipline and the chance to figure out that I wanted to get a college education. My father and grandfather built houses, so I always had an interest in construction. That…



It’s my job: Basima Abdulrahman

Basima Abdulrahman Master’s ’14 Civil Engineering Founder, KESK As a child… I was exposed to a diverse range of cultures. My parents migrated from Southern Turkey to Baghdad, Iraq, so I was born and raised with proximity to Iraqi Arabs while also having my Kurdish and Turkish heritage. The conflict in Iraq in 2006 caused…


Tags:


It’s my job: Will Bates

Will Bates, ’14 double major in electrical and computer engineering and computer science Software Engineer Johnson Outdoors, Alpharetta, Georgia A day in the work life I’ve been fishing since I was 5 years old, and I’ve always had such a passion for it. I never thought I would be working in an industry where I’d…




It’s my job: Hema Ramsurn

Hema Ramsurn, ’13 chemical engineering University of Tulsa Assistant professor, chemical engineering From Mauritius to Auburn . . . My home is Mauritius, an 800-square-mile African island located in the Indian Ocean. I went to the only university there at that time to complete my bachelor’s in chemical and environmental engineering. I worked for one…




It’s my job: Will McCartney

Will McCartney, ’13 biosystems engineering Project Engineer Lendlease Corp. New York City A day in the work life . . . the company that I work for, Lendlease, is a leading international construction and development firm. The Lendlease New York office is located in midtown Manhattan, and the projects that I work on are all…




It’s my job: Jennifer Boice

Jennifer Boice, ’14 chemical engineering Process Development Engineer Albemarle Corp. Baton Rouge, Louisiana A day in the work life . . . working for a specialty chemicals company, I primarily focus on the development and scale up of processes in the plant. For example, I determine how to take a product, such as lithium and…




It’s my job: Mary Robbins

Mary Robbins, ‘09 and ’12 civil engineering Assistant Research Professor National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University Auburn, Alabama Typical day . . . ranges from analyzing data, working on a report and documenting findings of an experiment, to being on-site to see the construction of pavement test sections, teaching a class, working with…



It’s my job: Kang Sun

Kang Sun, ‘14 computer science Network Test Engineer, Core OS Networking team Apple Cupertino, California Typical day . . . my major responsibility is to make sure every Apple product has good network connectivity at all times. My group designs test plans, prepares setup and executes tests for network connectivity including WiFi, cellular network and…




It’s my job: Beth DeMaioribus Monroe

’04 industrial and systems engineering Project Development Project Manager Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Industrial Engineering Team Jacksonville, Ala. Typical day . . . I almost want to say that in a sense, none of my days are typical. My team supports ‘internal clients’ at Disney with a focus on continually improving how our guests…