Innovation and Impact: Past Participants

Nick Winter


Nicholas Winter is a Computer Science, Mathematics (Applied), and East Asian Studies (China Studies) major from Rochester, Minnesota. He has worked as a verification engineering co-op at IBM, during which he dug a 22’ deep pit in his backyard, and as an REU scholar researching Human-Computer Interaction at Virginia Tech, where he reused hundreds of plastic bottles to build a raft with 350 lbs of buoyant force. At Oberlin, Nick co-founded Oberlin Street Art, worked as a student web developer for ResEd, and created an honors thesis in Computer Science. He enjoys chess, juggling, and playing with lasers and magnets.

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