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Edwards, Sydney

Class of 
2018
Major: 
Electrical Engineering
Minor: 
International Engineering
Hometown: 
Schuylerville, NY
High School: 
Schuylerville High School

What Made You Decide to Attend UMD? 

I attended a summer camp on campus my junior year of high school and fell in love with the engineering department and MD/DC area.

Best Experience with a Class or Project 

A great experience I had was when Tesla agreed to sponsor my Solar Decathlon team and provide us with a Powerwall for the 2017 D.O.E. competition.

Favorite Class 

ENEE475: Power Electronics

Involvements/Extracurricular Activities 

Motorcycling, dancing, traveling

Favorite On-Campus Event 

Fallapalooza!

Research/Study Abroad Experience 

I had the opportunity to volunteer with tigers in Thailand while studying abroad in Singapore.

Cool Engineering Experience 

I had an amazing time working in New Delhi, India last summer on solar power energy generation and operations.