Mario Calabria
Mario Calabria
Mechanical Engineering
Plymouth, MN

Ventilator Team Lead


Angela Xydis
Angela Xydis
Mechanical Engineering
Ann Arbor, MI

I joined IGS because I love how it focuses on engineering solutions for developing countries. I have been to Belize, The Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Mexico on Service trips, so this global outreach was something that really interested me.

Brendan McGann
Brendan McGann
Biomedical Engineering
Plymouth, MI
Casey Wood
Casey Wood
Biomedical Engineering
Coldwater, MI

IGS offers a great opportunity to help those in need, while at the same time it enhances my engineering and teamwork skills. The others in the program are all helpful and supportive making it a great atmosphere to grow and learn.

Josh Geshke
Josh Geshke
Biomedical Engineering
Riverview, MI

The reason I joined IGS was that I wanted to make a change somewhere in the world. All of the IGS projects have merit and tackle real world issues. I wanted to join a group of like minded individuals who’s goal is to try and make the world a better place. That’s what I found in IGS.

Juergen Steupert
Juergen Steupert
Biomedical Engineering
Clarkston, MI

I joined IGS because I like the medical aspect and service oriented engineering projects. This enterprise allowed me the opportunity to help solve real world problems along with gaining invaluable engineering experience.

Julie DeBus
Julie DeBus
Biomedical Engineering
Hartland, MI

I went to the final presentation for IGS last spring and I was very interested in the ventilator project. I was excited to find an enterprise that was related to my major as well as find one working on a project similar to what I wish to do in industry.

Maria Wait
Maria Wait
Biomedical Engineering
Land O Lakes, WI

I joined IGS because I wanted to work on an enterprise project that was directly related to my major and would also benefit people’s lives around the world. I hope to gain experience that will help me to be a better Biomedical Engineer.

Meghan Friske
Meghan Friske
Biomedical & Electrical Engineering
Duluth, MN
Nathan Tetzlaff
Nathan Tetzlaff
Engineering Management
Appleton, WI

I was drawn to the IGS Enterprise because it involves a lot of real life application for things learned in school. One thing that I like about IGS in particular is the fact that it’s small size allows me to take on leadership in many ways despite being a first year.

Nichole Mackey
Nichole Mackey
Software Engineering
Skandia, MI

I came across IGS the spring of 2016 after becoming interested in design thinking and human centered design. I wanted to be a part of something that utilized these methodologies to make a difference. IGS has the values and community that align with this interest and allows me to pursue my passion.

Nick Minarich
Nick Minarich
Mechanical Engineering
Shorewood, IL

I joined IGS to gain insight into what a Mechanical Engineer can do in the medical community. I hope to one day establish a career in this field.

Sam Vanderlin
Sam Vanderlin
Biomedical Engineering
Norway, MI

I was interested in the projects that IGS was doing and wanted to further my understanding of applied engineering.

Samantha Dertinger
Samantha Dertinger
Biomedical Engineering
Harrison Twp, MI

I joined IGS, because my friend told me about how much fun she was having. I went to the first information meeting at the beginning of the semester and it seemed like a great opportunity!

Sarah Melbow
Sarah Melbow
Biomedical Engineering
Kalmazoo, MI

I wanted to join an enterprise and to gain experience in a working type environment before I got an internship.