Alumni
Undergraduates
Tommy Swimmer

Tommy Swimmer

Tommy graduated from FLC in Spring 2021 with an Engineering degree. He's pursuing a career in industry.

James Ferguson

James Ferguson

James graduated from FLC in Spring 2021 with a Computer Engineering degree. James is working for Accel-RF in Durango and is interested in pursuing a graduate degree.

Kory Wells

Kory Wells

Kory graduated from NSU in Spring 2021 with a Chemistry degree. He'll be entering an MD/PhD program at Meharry Medical College.

Cesar Molina

Cesar Molina

Cesar completed an Engineering degree at FLC in 2021. He plans to pursue a career in industry.

Zachry Szura

Zachry Szura

Zachry graduated from FLC in Spring 2021 with an Engineering degree. He was affiliated with PEAQS, a researcher on the Senior Seminar Lung on a Chip project; his team developed a new design for the microfluidic device that is being used in the project. Zachry is interning at a local engineering firm, and then will move to Phoenix where he plans to work in industry. Eventually he plans to pursue a graduate degree.

Koby Vargas

Koby Vargas

Koby graduated from FLC in Spring 2021 with his degree in Engineering. Koby was active on the Thermoelectric Device team for two years.

Mark Torres

Mark Torres

Mark graduated from FLC in Spring of 2021 with an Engineering degree. Mark was affiliated with PEAQS, a researcher on the Senior Seminar Lung on a Chip project; his team developed a new design for the microfluidic device that is being used in the project.

Alex Romme

Alex Romme

Alex graduated from FLC with an Engineering degree in Spring of 2021. Alex was affiliated with PEAQS, a researcher on the Senior Seminar Lung on a Chip project; his team developed a new design for the microfluidic device that is being used in the project. He plans to stay in the Durango area for now and will be applying at local engineering firms.

Cooper Wiens

Cooper Wiens

Cooper graduated from FLC in Spring of 2020 with a Biochemistry degree. He was an active leader in the Lung on a Chip project and will work with researchers in Summer of 2021 to continue knowledge transfer. Cooper is deciding whether he'll pursue a career in medicine or medical research and will be applying to graduate programs for Fall 2022.

Madeline Stalder

Madeline Stalder

Maddy graduated from FLC in December 2020. After coming to FLC for a summer research experience, Maddy decided to stay and worked on PEAQS research for three years. She's currently applying to graduate school. Maddy was the recipient of FLC's Taylor Gibbons Award (Most Outstanding Physics Student of the Year).

Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams

Marcus graduated from FLC in Spring of 2020 and was affiliated with PEAQS for two years, his primary funding being an NIH MARC grant. Marcus was a lead on the Lung on a Chip research with Dr. Jeff Jessing. He has been accepted into a post-baccalaureate program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for Fall 2020. He'll also be applying to MD/PhD programs.

Jimmy Sumpter

Jimmy Sumpter

Jimmy graduated from FLC in Spring 2020. He's be pursuing his PhD in Materials Science at University of Wisconsin.

Jacob Harrison

Jacob Harrison

Jacob graduate from FLC in Spring of 2020 with a degree in Biochemistry.

Thomas Coleman

Thomas Coleman

Thomas graduated from NSU in 2019 and followed his dream of teaching STEM. He's now an 8th grade science teacher at Windsor Middle School, Baltimore County, MD. Here he's pictured demonstrating a rocket launch at Rocket Days in Fall 2018.

High school Students
Denzel Farmer

Denzel Farmer

Denzel graduated from Durango High School in Spring 2021, having completed his senior year full time at FLC as a concurrent student. He's starting at Columbia University in New York in Fall 2021, where he plans to major in Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

Kalista Pena

Kalista Pena

Kalista graduated from Durango High School in Spring 2020 and is now pursuing an Engineering degree at FLC.

Patty Pena

Patty Pena

Patty graduated from Durango High School in Spring 2020 and is now pursuing a Computer Engineering degree at FLC.

graduates
Jonathan Valenzuela

Jonathan Valenzuela

Jonathan completed his Masters in Materials Science at NSU in 2021 and will be entering the PhD program at Lehigh University.

Nived Mukundan

Nived Mukundan

Nived graduated from NSU graduate program in Electrical Engineering in 2020. He completed an internship at Micron and is now employed at TSMC.

PostDocs
Jun Nishida

Jun Nishida

Jun completed his postdoc at CU Boulder in 2021 an is now an assistant professor at University of Tokyo