Steve Dubec, a former graduate research assistant at CIVS, recently accepted a position as a Project Engineer with Lazar Anode, one of CIVS’ research project sponsors. Steve was among two other interns in review for this position. In his new position, Steve is responsible for ensuring a project’s design functions and to work on design improvements.
When asked about his employment in CIVS, Steve stated “My critical thinking skills were developed due to the different aspects, creativity and problem solving involved in every aspect of my research in the center.” He also went on to say that “Professor Zhou pushed us hard. She talked us into taking courses that were to our benefit. She always has the student’s best interest at heart.” Steve graduated in the summer of 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Engineering.