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3rd Annual 30 Under 30: Call for Nominations

ME Media Staff


Do you know someone under the age of 30 who has demonstrated extraordinary promise in manufacturing? Have you met a young student who is unusually passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics? In our July issue, Manufacturing Engineering Media will once again recognize 30 individuals under the age of 30 who have the potential to lead our industry into the future. Full Article

Celebrating Young People in Manufacturing

Editor in Chief Sarah A. Webster


When we launched our special 30 Under 30 issue of Manufacturing Engineering magazine two years ago—to honor young leaders in manufacturing and the STEM fields that underpin this profession—we were a little nervous here in Dearborn.“Will we have enough people?” a few staffers asked. Full Article

30 Under 30: Jean Oh

Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff


A lover of science, Jean Oh had always imagined herself going into the medical field. But then, during her coursework at the University of Washington in Seattle, she encountered a roadblock. “I learned I wasn’t good at chemistry,” she joked. That sent her investigating other science-related options. A friend had mentioned that the industrial engineering program “had a good camaraderie” of students, which appealed to Jean, who also had an aptitude for fixing things. Full Article

30 Under 30: Selin Sirinterlikci

Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff


At 19 years old, Selin Sirinterlikci has already mastered time management, which was necessary in order to achieve all of her academic successes, not to mention her sports accomplishments. “I get involved in everything I am interested in,” Selin explained. “My parents encouraged me to pursue whatever I was interested in, to try it out.” Selin said her leanings toward math, science and engineering were evident from a very young age. Full Article

30 Under 30: Eric Icke

Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff


At 28, Eric Icke, a program manager at General Dynamics NASSCO, is working on a project that he already believes “is going to be one of the highlights of my career.” He is a critical player in the development and construction of the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containership. Production of TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class vessels began at NASSCO’s shipyard in San Diego in February. Full Article

30 Under 30: Jonathan Grocott

Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff


Jonathan Grocott clearly has the education and hard skills needed to excel in his position as a numerical control programming engineer at The Boeing Company, but he also shares a personality trait possessed by many other truly successful people—humility. Douglas C. Genord, Jonathan’s colleague, mentor and a technical fellow for Boeing Information Technology in Tukwila, WA, describes Grocott as exceeding everyone’s expectations, being extremely capable, demonstrating leadership skills and sitting at the top of the talent pool. Full Article

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