In his freshman year at La Jolla High School in San Diego, CA, Tanvir Hussain joined the FIRST Robotics Competition team, an international contest in which thousands of high school students, coaches, and mentors spend six weeks building robots capable of playing ball games, balancing beams, and an assortment of other tasks.
FIRST marked the beginning of Hussain’s journey into the world of engineering, kicking off a lifelong passion. However, it was a seemingly random comment he received in the 11th grade in which he became sure he wanted to become an engineer. While working on a project in a shop class, his teacher complimented his soldering technique.Read More on Naval STEM
The lab at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana, stands out as one of Indiana’s largest high-tech employers with more than 3,800 staff of which 2,500 are scientists, engineers, and technicians.Read More