Christal Schwenk

Project Engineer 

I design special instruments that meet surgeons’ particular needs. 

Years in role (or similar):
5 years

College and degree(s):
Lehigh University, B.S. in Bioengineering, M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering 

What sparked your interest in STEM?:
I was good at math and science in school and really enjoyed those subjects, so when I was considering what to go to college for, it just seemed fitting to pursue engineering, which combines math and science in a practical way in order to solve real-world problems.
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