Laura Halverson
Laura Halverson
Principal, Project Manager, Affiliated Engineers, Inc

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Biography
Fascinated by construction as a young girl, I wanted to design buildings in a way that "made them work". As an Architectural Engineering major, I was exposed to the mechanical systems and found a passion for fluid hydraulics and how math could accurately model the movement of water and air. I joined a mechanical and electrical engineering firm after graduation which allowed me to work on technically complex projects including high tech laboratories and bio-containment spaces.
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Education
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering Milwaukee School of Engineering
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
Latest Questions
  • Abby, Acworth

    Added Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:31 PM

    Hi, I am tied between some careers including industrial design and mechanical engineering. I am pretty right/left brain balanced so I love sciences/logic and the arts/creativity almost equally. I don't really like math (I did until it stopped making sense. I'm willing to persevere through math classes in college, though i'm not sure if i want calculus or higher to be a part of my everyday job) and i'm not a fan of physics. However I love inventing and building things and understanding how ...
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    Laura Halverson, Affiliated Engineers, Inc
    Answered Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5:17 AM
    Abby, calculus is one of those things I look back at associated with my college career and realize I never use it in my day to day work as an engineer.  I use math daily, but it is the match that "makes sense" focusing on the basics of addition, ...
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