Team Bios

Parker Burton (BAE)

Parker Burton, originally from Oregon, is an undergraduate student at the University of Idaho. He is a senior in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, specializing in the Eco-hydrological Engineering option. Parker's objective is to work in a senior design project that uses his skills and resources to achieve a goal set by the project sponsor, all while gaining real world experience in a design setting.

Cailin Penberthy (BAE)

Cailin Penberthy is originally from Lewiston, Idaho. She came to University of Idaho to study Biological and Agricultural Engineering specializing in the Environmental Engineering option. When she graduates, she is looking forward to applying her knowledge to work in industry and will pursue her professional engineering license. She believes that this project will increase her knowledge of fluid systems.

Nora Sedgwick (BAE)

Nora Sedgwick has lived most of her life in Post Falls, Idaho. She is a senior in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering program emphasizing in the Eco-Hydrological Engineering option with a music minor. Her main interest is in hydrology: ground water, surface water, flow, and water quality. She chose this project because she enjoys helping the environment and wanted to use her knowledge of water systems.

Ruth Reeber (ME)

Ruth Reeber is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. She was born in Cape Coast, Ghana and raised in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. She is interested in marine applications of mechanical engineering and hopes to work in the maritime industry after graduation. Ruth's responsibilities on this project include flow modeling using SolidWorks and Fluent. Through this project she hopes to gain a better understanding of the impact of flow conditions on biological factors in bodies of water.

Ujjwal Shrestha (ME)

Ujjwal Shrestha is currently a senior at University of Idaho majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He was born and raised in Kathmandu, heart of the beautiful country of NEPAL. He did his Associate's degree in Houston, Texas and has moved up north to Moscow, Idaho for his Bachelor's. He would love to learn a lot of skills through this project that will help him in the future.