Meet Christopher Duncan
Mechanical Engineering|Class of 2014
About Product Engineer – Alternative Fuel Systems
Question and Answer
What/who inspired you to get into this field?
When I was young, I always enjoyed designing and building. I would frequently wonder how something worked or how it was made. When I learned how much these things related to the field of engineering, I knew it was for me.
What classes would you recommend for this field (high school and college)?
High School: physics, calculus, statistics, machine shop College: dynamics, statics, materials, design for manufacturing, design for Six Sigma
What are some other companies that employ graduates in this field?
Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Nissan Renault, Hyundai Kia, Honda, BMW, Peugeot
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
The most rewarding part of my job is seeing a vehicle I worked on drive down the road. It’s a great feeling to see the parts I designed and tested on a production vehicle.