Alumni + Giving

Day in the Life

Enjoy a catered lunch and roundtable discussion with UGA Engineering alums.

Designed to be instructive yet engaging, the Day in the Life series allows interested students to connect classroom learning to real world situations. Students can expect to walk through a typical day at work and explore current industry projects. Day in the Life is open to all UGA Engineering Students and a meal will be served to all guests. 

All sessions are 12:20 - 1:10 p.m. in room 101 of the Driftmier Engineering Center. Registration is required and dress is business casual.

September 6, 2017

Doug Brouillard, '02
Engineering Manager, Eaton Corporation

The Engineering Manager for Eaton Corporation in Athens, Doug Brouillard has been with the company for 15+ years in various engineering and operations roles. Mr. Brouillard earned his degree in Agricultural Engineering  from UGA in 2002 and has been happy to call Athens home for the past 21 years. As Engineering Manager, his responsibilities include around the clock maintenance coverage, tool room, capital management, controls/Automation engineering, and manufacturing engineering. A worldwide corporation with over 100,000 employees, Eaton's Athens operation employs 150 people and produces $120M/year in sales.  Eaton's Athens plant produces superchargers for original equipment manufacturers worldwide and holds 90%+ of the market share.

Mr. Brouillard enjoys giving back to the community by serving on the Extra Special People board of directors, the board of directors for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, and steering committee for LEAD Athens.

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September 27, 2017

Nick Callies, '15
Mechanical Engineer, Novelis

A mechanical engineer at Novelis in Greensboro, Georgia, Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering with an emphasis in mechanical systems in December 2015. He is currently pursuing Novelis' two-year Engineering Development Program. Through the Engineering Development Program, new graduates accelerate the beginning of their careers at Novelis with specialized training, coaching, and rotational assignments designed to enhance leadership skills and augment technical abilities.

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November 3, 2017

Jim Dimitroff, '12
Environmental Engineer, AECOM

Jim is an EIT and Staff Junior Environmental Engineer in the Geoscience Group for AECOM in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from UGA with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering in 2012 and has 4.5 years of experience conducting environmental assessments on projects for industrial, commercial, and government clients.  Mr. Dimitroff has been responsible for providing technical support, analyses, and document production and preparation for remediation activities and environmental impact assessments. 

Mr. Dimitroff's experience includes environmental sampling (soil, water, air), data evaluation, figure drawings, environmental drilling, remediation engineering, remediation system O&M/install, remediation system design, Phase I/II environmental assessments, and report writing. Experience investigating sites impacted by chlorinated solvents, petroleum compounds, metals, PCBs, and pesticides.

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