Nathan has a BS in Mining Engineering from Michigan Technological University He has already completed requirements for a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and is working on his MS in Environmental Engineering. Nathan grew up in northeastern Wisconsin. After his undergraduate work at Michigan Tech, he worked in the mining industry for seven years in both Arizona and Minnesota as a production and planning engineer. During this time he developed an appreciation for both the increasing demand for environmental stewardship in the mining industry and the need for engineering assistance in the developing world. As a result he decided to pursue a graduate degree in environmental engineering with the MI program at the University of South Florida. He expects to finish his Peace Corps service at the end of October in 2011.
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