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Name Ben Wasser

Class Year 2013 (BS), 2014 (ME)

Major Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics (BS), Materials Science (ME)

Current Occupation Building Spaceships for Virgin Galactic (actual job title: Large Scale Test Engineer)

Current Location Mojave, CA

Internships & Pre-Professional Experience at JHU Interned in the Civilian Space Department at JHUAPL

Campus Involvement Fencing, Blue Key, Alumni Ambassador, Student Traditions Board, AEPi, Engineering Curriculum Board, Hopkinauts, Spring Fair, Fall Fest

Favorite Hopkins Memory Watching Lacrosse Games from the Northway Balcony.

What do you miss most about being a Hopkins student? Having all my friends right next to me.

Knowing what you know now, what would you want to tell your pre-college self? I wouldn’t change a thing, all the mistakes, successes, failures, lessons learned shaped who I am. I guess I would just say: “Good Choice.”