Amy Devine
Ms Amy Devine
Senior Engineer, QuickFlex, Inc.
Montgomery, IL
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Education
B.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Minor in Mathematics
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to serve as a sponsor or coach for an engineering club or team.
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
Latest Questions
  • Kuong, Phnom Penh in Cambodia

    Added Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 3:51 AM

    Hello, It's so difficult for me to start being an engineer in Cambodia. But I would like to be an engineer. My question is if I don't understand Physics at all, can I be a good engineer?
    Answers 1
    Amy Devine, QuickFlex, Inc.
    Answered Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 3:51 AM
    Hi Kuong. The short answer is: yes, you can still be a good engineer even if you don't "understand physics". The degree to which an engineer uses physics varies depending upon the type of engineering and career. For example, if you are a civil engineer ...
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  • Sonya, Phoenix AZ asked Amy Devine, QuickFlex, Inc.

    Added Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    Hi Amy, Thanks for offering to help confused women like me! I'm currently an Accounting Manager. I graduated about 9 years ago with my BS in Accounting. I have struggled to be satisfied with my career the entire time. The largest items that bother dissatisfy me are - the lack of mental challenges in the workplace, emotional drama by staff, bosses that feel threatened (and vengeful) if you challenge their ideas, and the only ways to be promoted is if someone leaves (and you move up) or you ...
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  • Shane, Santa Monica, CA asked Amy Devine, QuickFlex, Inc.

    Added Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 3:27 PM

    Hi Amy. My name is Shane, and, yes, I'm a girl. I'm 16 and from Santa Monica. I'd really love to do a gap year and pursue engineering, specifically design. It's too late for me to apply to college for this coming fall. I was in the local public high school, but it was inefficient use of my time, and they would not allow me to take as many college courses as I wanted so I left to pursue study at my own pace. I'm taking physics and philosophy classes at UCLA and automotive technology at ...
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    Answers 1
    Zahra Khan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Answered Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 3:27 PM
    Shane,
    
    Let me just first say that I admire your initiative to take your studies to the next level. I am sure universities would too.
    
    But as far as the GED goes, I would talk to individual universities to figure out what they'll accept. Might I ...
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