Nathan Kempema

Nathan Kempema

$2,500 Knapp Scholarship
$1,500 Rutledge Memorial Scholarship

A 2007 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, Nate graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering. He is currently a second year Ph.D. student at Yale University where he is studying combustion diagnostics in an effort to help find solutions to help mitigate pollutant production and provide a more efficient use of fuel sources. Upon earning his degree, Nate hopes to join an industrial research and design team to develop the next generation of power-producing combustion devices.