Team Bios

Team members

Andrew Davis  

Originally from Sacramento California Andrew spent his high school years in Spokane Washington and is the youngest of 4 children. Now majoring in Mechanical Engineering after transferring from Spokane Falls Community College, he hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Bio-Robotics with the desire to further develop minimally invasive surgical devices. He works part time with Dr. Mike Anderson and Dr. David Bahr in Piezoelectric membrane properties and acoustics. When free time becomes available he enjoys the outdoors such as hiking or snowboarding.

Daniel Elsbury

Born and raised in Peck, Idaho and is the second yongest of 4 childern. Graduated high school in 2008 and now is a senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He hopes to continue in to graduate school in Mechanical Engineering and he likes all out door activities in all seasons.

Alex Hanson

Alex Hanson will be graduating from the University of Idaho in May 2012 with a B.S. In Mechanical Engineering. He has interned at both Unicep Packaging Inc. where he was a database administrator, and at Lead-Lok Inc. where he performed automation research and development. Alex's interests include aviation, robotics, and skiing.

CharleeAnn Hendrickson

I was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho and graduated from Skyline High School in May 2008. I have one older sister who is also a mechanical engineer along with many other family members. I have been attending the University of Idaho for 3 years and am now a senior in Mechanical Engineering graduating in May 2012.

Josh Plumb

Josh majors in Mechanical Engineering and plans to specialize in robotics and weapon development. He was born and raised in Newman Lake, WA with his three brothers.  In his free time he enjoys sports, exercising, games and spending time with his wife.  (Secretly, he hopes to build the next Iron Man suit!!)

Michael Wheless

I was born and raised in Eagle, Idaho. I graduated high school in 2006 and went to the University of Idaho.  In 2007 I took a break from college and spent a year in Jerusalem, Israel.  I am now a senior in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering.