photo of Eric Sammarco smiling in front of computers    Eric Sammarco, Ph.D. Student

Here is a brief excerpt from the interview:

"Once Eric Sammarco decided he wanted to be a structural engineer, he never looked back. At only 28, Sammarco has already had a solid start to his career, has passed the P.E. exam and is working on his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin.

"I decided I wanted to be an engineer, creating, designing, and constructing. I never changed my major, I never looked back," he says. "It was very cut and dry for me."

Though Sammarco's parents are both in finance, Sammarco is truly passionate about one thing: structural engineering."

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