Our Graduates - Department of Engineering

Messiah Engineering Graduates

Ranked as one of the top undergraduate programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report, our graduates are technically competent and able to apply their knowledge to projects in real, tangible ways. Our graduates go on to have successful engineering careers and get into some of the nation's top graduate schools to purse advanced study. Read about the work of some of our students on campus and beyond.

  • Biomedical
      Lyndsy Barry-
    Lyndsy Barry ’17 Scientist at Eurofins

    Lyndsy is an alumna of Messiah’s biomedical engineering program and works as a scientist at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories in the Medical Device Testing Division. Read more about what brought Lyndsy to Messiah, her global experience with the Collaboratory, and how she is still connected to the university.

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  • Biomedical
     Vaughn Chambers-
    Vaughn Chambers ’19 Graduate Student at University of Delaware

    Vaughn is an alumna of Messiah’s mechanical and biomedical engineering programs and is currently a graduate student at the University of Delaware where his research is focused on gait rehabilitation for stroke patients. Read more about what brought Vaughn to Messiah, how his Collaboratory experiences uniquely prepared him for graduate school, and how he is still connected to the university.

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  • Engineering
    Chris Grove-
    Chris Grove ’05 Good vibrations: Engineer alum at Volvo patents great idea.

    Grove credits the engineering program at Messiah for providing him with a solid foundation for his career. One person who was instrumental in his academic pursuit is Associate Professor of Engineering Timothy Van Dyke.

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  • Mechanical
    Dave Smith-
    Dave Smith ’10 Aviation supervisor, Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe

    At Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, a five-airplane fleet meets the daily demands of consumers who enjoy the company's potato rolls and other products.

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  • Civil
    Erin Brenneman-
    Erin Brenneman ’20 Structural Engineer-in-Training at Modjeski and Masters

    Erin is an alumna of Messiah’s civil engineering program and is currently a structural engineer-in-training working in the field of movable bridges. Read more about what brought Erin to Messiah and how the Collaboratory prepared her for her unique position in industry.

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  • Electrical
    Jessica Kunkle-
    Jessica Kunkle ’18 Automation and Controls Designer at Gannett Fleming

    Jessica is an alumna of Messiah’s electrical program and works in industry as an electrical engineer. Read more about what brought Jessica to Messiah, her global experience with the Collaboratory, and her unique role in still supporting the university.

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  • Environmental
    Kaitlin Logan-
    Kaitlin Logan ’16 Engineer at Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology firm

    When Kaitlin Logan ’16 was at Messiah College, she majored in engineering with an environmental concentration because of her interest in the field of science and problem-solving tasks. Before graduating from Messiah, Logan was offered a full-time position at Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader focusing on buildings and energy growth platforms.

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  • Mechanical
    Matta Z. Rizkallah-
    Matta Z. Rizkallah ’95

    As president of Manufacturing Automation Systems, ’95 graduate Matta Z. Rizkallah uses his engineering degree from Messiah College to run a highly-successful, nationally-recognized control systems integration company.

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  • Mechanical
    Russell Woleslagle-
    Russell Woleslagle ’15

    When he set off to Panama on a missions trip in August 2013, Russell Woleslagle’15 had no idea he’d return just a short year later to open a pedestrian bridge he would help build in the small village of Arraiján, Panama.

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