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Hannah Gillespie

University of Notre Dame

Hannah Gillespie, of Johnsburg, Illinois, graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2020 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Theology. After her freshman year, she received a summer research grant to develop a robotic proxy for remote physician palpation as part of the MOTION Project, a three-year £1.2 million research project with the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. Through the Kellogg International Scholars Program at Notre Dame, she led a human-centered design thinking project in Léogâne Haiti to co-create an all-natural biosand filter distributed within the framework of a social enterprise. Following two summer internships and a rotational program at Boeing, Hannah currently works as an Autonomous Systems Engineer for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle, WA. She also serves as the treasurer on the board of directors for Ascend NW, a Catholic non-profit in the Pacific Northwest. As a Marshall Scholar, Hannah will pursue an MSc degree in Computing at Imperial College London and an MSc degree in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the London School of Economics.