Andrew P. Bailey
Conference Marketing Director and Webmaster, Purdue University
Andrew is currently a junior in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is majoring in Electrical Engineering, with a specialization in energy sources and systems. Additionally, Andrew is pursuing a minor in Asian Studies. He is also a co-op student with S&C Electric Co. in Chicago, IL, where he has worked on power systems modeling and analysis, renewable energy sources grid-integration, and protective switchgear applications. Andrew is involved with Engineers for a Sustainable World, Purdue Energy Club, IEEE, and Tau Beta Pi.
Industrial Relations Director, Purdue University
Alan Bishop is the President of ESW-Purdue, and he is responsible for organizing Purdue’s chapter activities. He is actively engaged in furthering Purdue’s chapter projects as well as serving as the Industrial Relations Director for the 2010 ESW National Conference. Alan is currently a senior in the School of Materials Engineering and is further pursuing a minor in history.
Reverse Career Fair and Service Project Director, Purdue University
Candace is currently a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. She is currently a cooperative education student working at Sun Chemical in Northlake, IL where she has worked on small projects and worked with a team on building two plants in Illinois. She is involved in ESW, Society of Women in Engineering, and Professional Practice Ambassadors here at Purdue.
Dr. Edwin Daniel Hirleman,
Conference Co-chair, University of California, Merced
E. Daniel Hirleman is Professor and Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced. He received the B.S.M.E with Highest Distinction in 1972, the M.S.M.E. in 1974, and the Ph.D. in 1977 from Purdue University. He joined the Arizona State University faculty and also served in administrative positions culminating in Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering. In 1999 he rejoined Purdue as William E. and Florence E. Perry Head of ME until 2010 when he became. Prof. Hirleman received the Hon. George Brown Award for International Scientific Cooperation from the U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) in 2008 and the Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award from Pi Tau Sigma/ASME in 2009. He chaired the International Congress on Optical Particle Sizing, served as Topical Editor for Applied Optics, is a Fellow of ASME, and is Chair of the Engineers for a Sustainable World Advisory Board. His research involves optical sensors for surface characterization, semiconductor manufacturing, particle and flow diagnostics, bio-hazard detection, food safety, and global engineering education.
Programming Director, Purdue University
Conference Co-chair, Purdue University
Tim Kendrick is the Director of Outreach on the ESW National Team, and is responsible primarily for reaching out to new schools to help them found ESW chapters, and for helping new chapters get integrated into the organization. Tim is currently an undergraduate Mechanical engineering student at Purdue University further pursuing a minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is serving as the current president of the Purdue-ESW Chapter and Chair of the 2010 ESW National Conference to be held at Purdue University in the Fall of 2010. Further, Tim is actively engaged in MEMS/NEMS (Micro/Nano-electromechanical Systems) research at Purdue's Birck Nanotechnology Center. Tim is also a member of the Award-winning Purdue Society of Professional Engineers Rube Goldberg Team for the third consecutive year. He plays in numerous musical groups on the Purdue campus. Between clubs and school work, Tim finds time to enjoy playing Jazz Piano and listening to live jazz, play and watch virtually all sports, especially baseball, soccer and golf, and enjoy travel with friends.
Logistics Director, Purdue University
Torsten Schreiber is currently the Vice President of Projects and Outreach for ESW-Purdue. He is a senior in Multidisciplinary Engineering, where he is combining the disciplines of Materials Science Engineering and Biomedical Engineering to make a degree geared toward biocompatibility and biomaterials. He also studies Pre-Med and currently plans to continue his education by going to Medical School. On campus, he is also a Resident Assistant, a member of the Purdue Student Engineering Foundation, and a member of Boiler Brass, the Purdue Basketball pep band, among several other groups.