Name: Albany Turner
Program: Chemical Engineering
Degree you are studying toward: BASc
Expected year of graduation: 2021
Institution: University of Waterloo
Fun Facts About Me
If your best friend had to describe you in 10 words or less, what would they say?:Kind and thoughtful friend with a great sense of humour
Share one fun fact about yourself: I am a big fan of riddles!
What do you want to accomplish in the next 10 years?: I want to help solve a real-world problem to make our planet a better place; likely in the field of energy.
The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........?: The most inspiring engineer I know is Julie Payette because she was one of the female pioneers for modern day space exploration and she just became Canada's newest Governor General!
Why did you choose your program of study?: I really enjoy chemistry and was drawn towards the diverse assortment of fields in which chemical engineers work.
What has been your favourite course (in Engineering) and why?: Physical chemistry because it's super interesting to quantify real-life processes that are visible in our daily lives (like what's actually happening when ice melts).
What has been the best part of your Engineering education to date?: The best part of my Engineering education to date has been the opportunity to learn from such knowledgeable professors and be exposed to their fields of specialty and research.
What do you hope to do after you graduate?: I hope to be able to use what I'll have learned to make a positive impact in our world.