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Taylor Tucker

Taylor Tucker is a 2017 alumna with a B.S. in engineering mechanics. She loves flying, music, sports, and being outside. In 2019, she began pursuing a research-based master’s degree through the DELTA program at Illinois' College of Education.



Taylor Made: Overexposure

February 13, 2020 - The method of manipulating factors in art to produce different works is reminiscent of the optimization process engineers go through in designing a product, in which they deliberately change individual factors and analyze the net effect. While the realms of engineering and art may feel like opposite ends of the spectrum, I find that these perceived boundaries often overlap.
hull of a boat. photo by Taylor Tucker.

Taylor Made: Awaken

January 28, 2020 - It can be easy to miss a crucial design element of a ship: the hull. Ships are designed for the conditions they will operate in, including those experienced at the hull-water interface.
tablet. Photo by Taylor Tucker.

Taylor Made: Under pressure

January 15, 2020 - Taylor takes us through the brief but interesting history of touchscreen technology.