Nathan Kempema

Nathan Kempema

$2,500 Knapp
$1,000 Buell Graduate

Kempema, a 2007 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering. He then was accepted into the mechanical engineering doctoral program at Yale University where he has worked closely with Professor Marshall Long, a leader in combustion physics. He is on track to earn his Ph.D. in 2016 and hopes to join an industrial research and design team where he can put his education to use in developing the next generation of power-producing combustion devices.