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McKenna Taylor

Georgia Institute of Technology

McKenna Taylor is a third-year undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She works under Dr. Marilyn Smith on the NASA University Leadership Initiative project and battery testing. She is involved with Georgia Tech's Design Build Vertical Flight team as the Ground Testing team lead, and she mentors a local all-girls robotics team in Atlanta. She will be joining Pennsylvania State University this summer for an internship with their applied research lab. After graduation, McKenna has plans to pursue graduate education in engineering at Georgia Tech.

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