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UCBNE MEng Graduate Students/Student Veterans Joshua McCumber and Joshua Rothman Interviewed by The Fung Institute

Thursday, Apr 26th 2018

From the article on medium.com: 

"The UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program boasts a diverse cohort of students hailing from all different backgrounds, and among these are a handful of students who have previously served in the US military. These student veterans have gained impressive experience in a variety of engineering field prior to coming to study at Berkeley, and we thank them for their service to the United States. 

Joshua McCumber is a full-time Class of 2018 MEng student in the Nuclear Engineering department. Joshua's narrative is part of our series documenting student veterans at the Fung Institute. 

My name is Joshua McCumber and I am an MEng candidate in Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. I served 8 1/2 years from 2008 to 2016. 

Previously, my role in the military was in Nuclear Engineering under the naval enlisted codes 3354/3364/95PT/4674. I was a Naval Nuclear Electricians Mate on Ohio class trident ballistic missile submarines. As an NCO I necame a Nuclear Supervisor for the nuclear engineering and propulsion plant as well as..."

To read the rest of Joshua McCumber's article, click herehttps://medium.com/the-coleman-fung-institute/students-in-service-joshua...

 

Joshua McCumber at his graduation from Naval Nuclear Power Training Command.


"Joshua Rothman is a full-time Class of 2018 MEng student in the Nuclear Engineering department. Joshua's narrative is part of our series documenting student veterans at the Fung Institute.

I grew up on the island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, and so I always had a deep connection with the ocean. I went to a technical high school in the states that focused on ocean engineering, and then did my undergraduate education at the Webb Institute, a small private university on the East Coast with a whopping total of around 80 students (I had 22 in my graduating class) where everyone double majors in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. I had also harbored an intense interest in physics..."

To read the rest of Joshua Rothman's article, click herehttps://medium.com/the-coleman-fung-institute/students-in-service-joshua...

 

Joshua Rothman posing for the camera on a Navy submarine.