Eddie Sun





Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2018

Hometown: Peoria, IL

Research/Work Experience: Caterpillar - Parallel Co-Op - Aug 2015 - Present | S&C Electric Company, Product Engineering Intern - May 2015 - Aug 2015

Other campus activities: I'm an undergraduate researcher in the Sinha Research Group, am an Engineering Learning Assistant for ENG 100, and am a member of Pi Tau Sigma.

Why did you join EA? I used to be really bad at communication in general and wanted to get better at it. EA definitely has helped me improve a lot.

What’s your favorite part of being an engineering student? Cool projects, anything and everything project related.

What made you come to the University of Illinois? Engineering is pretty dope here.

What has been your best experience at Illinois? Joining EA of course...

What advice would you give to someone interested in pursuing a STEM degree? It's hard, but as long as you find something you're really interested in it is also a lot of fun.

What do you plan on doing after graduation? I plan on going to grad school.