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Pete de Graaf, PE

Project Engineer / Mechanical Engineer - Rotating Equipment
Architecture and Engineering Occupations - Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Houston, Texas
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Catterina May 22, 2016 2016 views

What is the life of a solar engineer like?

Hi! I have a variety of questions about what it's like to be a solar engineer, because I'm extremely interested in the field of renewable energy and meshing it with engineering. So my questions are- What is the life of a solar engineer like? (For you) Is it fulfilling? Are you satisfied with...

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Joseph May 20, 2016 2422 views

What is a typical day like for a Construction Management professional? Are they strapped to a computer and a desk or hands on at the job site?

I will be a college freshman on August 19, 2016. For as many years as I can recall, I have planned to be an Engineer. After several job shadows last summer, I am now unsure about being trapped at a desk for 40+ hours a week. I still have a propensity for math/engineering and that area of study....

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Alexander May 19, 2016 1139 views

How can I use an MBA degree after attending business school to help me bring my Biomedical Engineering expertise to the business world.

I am a high school senior who will be attending Columbia university next year and I plan on majoring in Biomedical Engineering. #business #engineering

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Ashley May 20, 2016 984 views

What kind of engineering is the best for someone going in to medicine?

I want to get my undergrad in Engineering but am still greatly interested in medicine. #engineering #medicine

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Spencer May 19, 2016 3638 views

What would be a good major for someone who is really good at fixing machines big or small yet they aren't really good with math?

I've naturally had the skill of repairing things and i always carry tools with me and I've become really good at fixing things, at my job i work in a arcade (Chuck e Cheese) and i fix the games there. But i'm not too good with math and i'll need to improve it but what Major in engineering would...

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Olayemi May 19, 2016 1646 views

What type of law should I study?

I want to become a lawyer later on in life. #law

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jacob May 19, 2016 3816 views

What are the challenges you face in college as an engineering student?

Am an 11th grader l want to study automobile engineering when l get to college. #engineering #design-engineering

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DaQuana May 19, 2016 8284 views

What is the most versatile engineering degree?

I am a Mechanical & Energy Engineering major. #engineering #engineer

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Zohie May 17, 2016 1151 views

Would I be able to mantain a writing career as an engineer?

I'm passionate about writing but I want to be an engineer for financial security. I'm scared I wouldn't be able to create novels with such a busy schedule. And my employer probably wouldn't encourage something that detracts from my productivity. #engineering #english #writer #work-life-balance

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Lauren May 18, 2016 1106 views

What is it like to be an engineering major?

How much lab work is there? And do people ever major in engineering with an unrelated minor like creative writing?

Also, what kinds of people are engineers?

Thanks! #engineering #engineer #college-major

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Sofia May 18, 2016 9080 views

What would be the major differences between majoring in Chemical Engineering versus Material Science Engineering?

I am going to major in engineering and love chemistry, and although I originally planned to major in Chemical Engineering, I recently heard and learned more about Material Science Engineering. I am now equally interested in both majors, but want to know what the major differences in jobs,...

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Kerri May 18, 2016 1813 views

Is Computer engineering a difficult field?

I'm asking this because I'm interested in it but I do know if it would be too hard for me since I have no experience in this area. #engineering #science #computer

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Madison May 17, 2016 916 views

What are some career opportunities for a student who is majoring in mathematics and interested in engineering?

I plan on majoring in mathematics next year, but I am very interested in engineering. The college I will be attending does not have a major in engineering, so I am curious to see if math can get me to engineering in graduate school. #engineering #mathematics #mis