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University of Scranton engineering students discussed their summer internship and research experiences at prestigious international companies and cutting-edge scientific projects with other students on campus in September. From left: Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and engineering at The University of Scranton; Zainab Shah; Gerard Piccini; Mitchell Sporing; Thomas Pisano; Robert Brudnicki; John Nelson; and Evan Hromisin.




SCRANTON, PA (10/11/2023)-- Mitchell W. Sporing of Mount Ephraim was among The University of Scranton students from across the majors offered through the Department of Physics and Engineering who participated in elite summer internships, as well as with advanced space weather research projects on campus with Scranton professors, through research programs offered with the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) Laboratory at Virginia Tech and through NASA. Students also presented research with professors at national conferences, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) Workshop in San Diego, California.

Sporing participated in a summer internship with Miller Industrial Manufacturing in Glens Falls, New York. Sporing is a senior mechanical engineering major.

Sporing was among the University of Scranton students who discussed their experiences at the Physics and Engineering Department's Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Club meeting in September. The IEEE Club is a student branch of the world's largest technical professional organization.

Undergraduate programs offered through the University's Physics and Engineering Department are biophysics, computer engineering, electrical engineering, engineering management, mechanical engineering, physics and pre-engineering.