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Taylor Tucker

Taylor Tucker is a 2018 alumna with a B.S. in engineering mechanics. She loves flying, music, sports, and being outside. Beginning in fall 2019, she began pursuing a research-based master’s degree through the DELTA program at Illinois' College of Education.


cats and bee(a)tles

Taylor Made: Cats and bee(a)tles

December 6, 2019 - Did you know? Computed tomography (CT) technology was developed by an engineer who was also developing groundbreaking technology for the music industry.

Taylor Made: Life in plastic is not so fantastic

October 2, 2019 - Plastic gets the job done well, but at a higher cost than meets the eye. As engineers, thinking beyond the mechanical properties and aesthetic of the material we’re considering is imperative for managing the impacts, both positive and negative, that we make in the world.
Shockwave at Oshkosh

Taylor Made: Superfast

August 26, 2019 - During her annual pilgrimage to the AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Taylor turned her attention to the novel Shockwave, a turbo-jet powered tractor unit.