David Shields

Alumnus: Undergraduate Student
Mechanical Engineering

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Volunteering in the local division of the humanitarian organization Engineers without Borders: Organizing and leading weekly trips to W.B. Saul High School, an agricultural high school in Philadelphia, to perform weekly sustainability-related experiments with interested students. Recently completed an irrigation project on the school’s farm.

Research Interests

  • Current and future impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.
  • Comparison of ocean phytoplankton dynamics in climate models and satellite data.