Thomas DiPietro Research Fellow Thomas is completing his undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering, with a concentration in aerospace engineering, at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey and will start with UMB this summer. Thomas is a member of the Bantivoglio Honors College as well as multiple clubs including the American Society for Mechanical Engineers. Since 2018, he has been a volunteer firefighter at the Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Company #1. During the summer of 2021, Thomas conducted a research internship at FSRI where he assisted in experimentation and data acquisition. His research project for the upcoming academic year is currently under development.