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Nathan Hughes

Nathan Hughes
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year:
"Action is the antidote to despair." -Joan Baez

Nathan is a mechanical engineering sophomore. Born and raised in the Houston area, Nathan has worked on several engineering projects since his sophomore year of high school. He first developed an interest in entrepreneurship with the Inventors Program in the College of Natural Sciences, where he co-founded a startup that specialized in building an interactive ecosystem exhibit for a local science museum. He also co-developed a company that specializes in military technologies in the Inventor’s Fellowship after studying abroad in Europe.

What does Entrepreneurship mean to you? I view entrepreneurship as an opportunity for innovation to flourish and the impossible to vanish.

Fun Fact: Nathan is a language geek who is studying 7; his goal is to learn 10 before he turns 25!