Bridging the gap

Genevieve Coblentz-Strong supports marine science through mechanical design and engages her community through ocean protection organizations

Genevieve Coblentz-Strong, a fourth-year student of oceanography and mechanical engineering, is bridging the gap between her dedication to ocean health and interest in design through research.

“Oceanographers rely heavily on the technologies they use, making a background in mechanical engineering valuable,” she said. “I really enjoy talking with researchers to figure out their needs so I can build something useful.”