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High Altitude Balloon Payload Fellowship Award Recipients

2018 Balloon Payload Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Quinlan Bock - Team Lead
Lawrence University
Major: Mathematics and Computer Science

Timothy Buchmann
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering

Soren Chapman-Aldridge
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Computer Engineering

Jake Dregne
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Nicole Jackson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering

Cody Nettesheim
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Software Engineering

2017 Balloon Payload Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Kathryn Baisley
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Nicholas Hennigan
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Stuart Oliphant
UW- Platteville
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Tyler Rasmussen
UW- Fox Valley
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Frederick Rosenberger
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Blaine Vollmer
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2016 Balloon Payload Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Josh Furey
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Jordan Lillybridge
Carthage College
Major: Geography

Jared Maraccini
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Cheyenne Phakousonh
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Justin Rasmussen
UW-Green Bay
Major: Systems Engineering

Jonathan Shotte
Concordia University Wisconsin
Major: Mathematics

2015 Balloon Payload Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Taylor Davitz
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Scott Frazier
UW-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Benjamin Jensen
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Nathan Klassen
UW-Whitewater
Major: Physics

Kai Swanson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Woodrow Walker
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering

2013-2014 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Daniel Kass
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Engineering

Alana Tirimacco
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Bioengineering
High School: Appleton East High School

Danielle Weiland
Carthage College
Major: Physics
High School: Mary D Bradford High School

2012 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Tyler Capek
UW-River Falls
Major: Physics
High School: Gilman High School

Richard Oliphant
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Robert M Lafollette HS

Devin Turner
Marquette University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Edgewood High School

Danielle Weiland
Carthage College
Major: Physics
High School: Mary D Bradford HS

2011 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Michael Czech
UW-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical
High School: Southwest HS

Patrick Johnson
Carroll University
Major: Engineering
High School: Saint Patrick HS

Tyler Van Fossen
UW-Madison
Major: Aeronautical/Aerospace
High School: West Bend West HS

Kelly Westphal
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Engineering
High School: New Berlin Eisenhower

2010 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Michael Czech
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Southwest HS, Green Bay, WI

Victoria Falcon
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Mount Si HS, Snoualmie, WA

Stephanie Finnvik
Carthage College
Major: Physics & Spanish
High School: Champlin Park HS, Champlin, MN

William Lancelle
St. Norbert College
Major: Physics & Mathematics
High School: West De Pere HS, De Pere, WI

Rebecca McAuliffe
Marquette University
Major: Physics
High School: Saint Catherine’s HS, Racine, WI

Tyler Van Fossen
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Engineering Mechanics
High School: West HS, West Bend, WI

2009 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Antonio Castillo
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Preble HS, Green Bay, WI

Brittany Hauser
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Wausau HS, Wausau, WI

Zachary Parsons
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lincoln Park HS, Chicago, IL

Christopher Reichard
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lake Country Lutheran HS, Oconomowoc, WI

Victorialynn Salas
Marquette University
Majors: Physics, Electrical Engineering
High School: Guam HS, Asan, Guam

2008 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Katie Allen
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Majors: Chemistry, Spanish, Social Change & Development
High School: Bay Port HS, Green Bay, WI

David Dahl
Carthage College
Majors: Physics, Mathematics
High School: Mary D Bradford HS, Kenosha, WI

Daniel Hawk
College of Menominee Nation
Majors: Human Biology, Pre-Nursing, Nutrition, Chemistry
High School: West De Pere HS, De Pere, WI

Cooper LaFond
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering Technology
High School: Kaukauna HS, Kaukauna, WI

Brian Nguyen
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Niles West HS, Skokie, IL

Nathan Sward
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Math
High School: Stevens Point Area HS, Stevens Point, WI

2007 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Kenion Blakeman
Carthage College, Kenosha
Major: Chemistry
High School: J.I. Case, Racine, WI

Jonathan Hart
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Majors: Physics, Electrical Engineering
High School: Grafton HS, Grafton, WI

Eric Hoffmann
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Oconomowoc HS, Oconomowoc, WI

Chelsey Jelinski
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Stevens Point Area Senior High, Stevens Point, WI

Caitlin Pennington
Carthage College, Kenosha
Major: Physics
High School: Belvidere HS, Belvidere, IL

Roderick Wilson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: John Marshall HS, Milwaukee, WI

2006 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Brent Baumgartner
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Milwaukee Pius XI, Milwaukee, WI

Brandon Blatter
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Majors: Mechanical Engineering and Physics
High School: Tremper HS, Racine, WI

Larissa Matheys
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Viroqua HS, Viroqua, WI

Brent Schwert
Lawrence University
Major: Physics
High School: North Crawford HS, Gays Mills, WI

Matthew Woodruff
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Fond du Lac HS, Fond du Lac, WI

William Young
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Majors: Physics and Engineering
High School: Hartford Union HS, Hartford, WI

2005 Balloon Launch Fellows


Meary Barbeau
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Mark Cichon
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Daniel Croisant
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Matt Dictus
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Thomas Hanlon
Ripon College

Eric Storvik
Milwaukee School of Engineering

2004 Balloon Launch Fellows


Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Kevin Gross
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Major: Physics

Jessica Behrendt
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Major: Electrical Engineering

Katrina Faucett
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Major: Physics & Engineering

Lance Blakeman
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Gordon Johnson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Chemistry

John Osmanski
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering

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