It has been a privilege to be a MEISPP intern at the Department of Energy.
My name is Johnson Okoduwa Imumbhon, and I am a doctoral student studying mechanical engineering at the Florida International University (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing. I also serve as a Walter E. Massey Fellow with the Department of Energy (DOE)-funded project Mission-to Market (M2M) at the Applied Research Center (ARC) at FlU. When Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity the Honorable James E. Campos spoke to the M2M team, I knew this would be the perfect opportunity for me to learn more about the DOE.
I had the rare opportunity to intern with Director Campos, and Principal Deputy Director Ann S. Augustyn. As part of my tasks, I developed an algorithm that enabled ED and the Office of Science to analyze Opportunity Zones from a geographic perspective. I also had the honor of supporting Director Campos during a visit to the White House for a discussion of DOE contributions to Opportunity Zones.
I am very grateful for this opportunity. It has been a privilege to be a Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP) intern at the Department of Energy.