Kelly Kozdras, a 1999 electrical engineering
graduate, is a project engineer for Raytheon
Polar Services Corporation.
concluded a one-year assignment operating
control systems in a greenhouse at the South
Pole Station in Antarctica. Using her
engineering skills to help others has been a key
component of Kozdrasí career.
She started as a
volunteer with AmeriCorps and spent two summers
ago with Engineers for a Sustainable World,
assisting in the construction of a water
treatment plant in rural Honduras. Kozdras also
serves as an engineering mentor for an all-girls
high school competing in the FIRST robotics
competition and is active in the Society of