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Internship at eSolar as a Systems Engineer

Trainee Achievements

Internship at eSolar as a Systems Engineer

Erik Koepf--During my three month internship at eSolar as a Systems Engineer I was able to gain invaluable experience in the field of concentrated solar thermal power. As an industry leader in power-tower solar-steam electricity systems the experience I gained working with eSolar has already bolstered my academic career. I was able to learn the practical approach to working in industry that is sometimes lost in academia, and at the same time my engineering colleagues appreciated my extensive academic experience in solar receiver/reactor design and modeling. My career has been enriched greatly with this internship and I am grateful to NSF and the IGERT program for providing me with this opportunity.