Rachel E. Gregg, M.S.

Mechanical Engineer

Ms. Gregg received her Master’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2018 and her Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering physics in 2017 from Colorado School of Mines. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Gregg was a Cosmic Ray Research Assistant for the experiment EUSO-SPB that flew on a super pressure balloon flown by NASA. For this project, she spent a semester in New Zealand as the representative from the Mines Mechanical Team. Her responsibilities included reconstructing all the structures needed for flight & preflight testing, updating & maintaining the experiment’s website as well as the liaison between the scientists & the balloon flight crew during launch. More information about the experiment and the blog she kept while working on this project can be found at http://astroserve.mines.edu/euso_spb/Blog.html .

In addition, Ms. Gregg worked in the Mines Physics Machine Shop as an assistant designing, fabricating parts & assemblies using mills, lathes, bandsaws, & welders. Additionally, she was the main TIG welder for all the aluminum and steel jobs.


M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2018

B.S. in Engineering Physics
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2017

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