Ben graduated from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Robotics. His experience includes a robotics R&D internship with Beckman Coulter and two summers working on thermal and structural analysis at Exelis. In college, Ben mentored a high school robotics team, built underwater ROVs, and led a bicycle building/racing team to a national title. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his bicycle, camping, and working on his 3D printer.