Fort Washington, PA
Jacob (Jake) Newberger currently serves as an Automation Engineer for Panacea Technologies in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Raised in the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Jacob Newberger attended McLean High School in Virginia, where he was voted Class President four years in a row. He enriched his education through a summer internship at Prototype Productions and also tutored fellow students on various math and science topics. Graduating from McLean High School in 2007, Mr. Newberger subsequently enrolled at Penn State and continued to build upon his academic and extracurricular achievements during his four years there.
A strong student with a number of appearances on the Dean's list, Jake Newberger further distinguished himself as a member of Penn State's Mechanical Engineering Society and Robotics Club, through which he and fellow teammates conceived, designed, and built autonomous robots to perform various tasks. As a testament to his accomplishments in this arena, Mr. Newberger brought the robotics team to victory in a BAE Systems-sponsored competition in 2008, and took home the award for Best Engineered Design. Noted for his campus leadership as well, Jacob Newberger served as New Member Class President and, later, President of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, in which he oversaw all aspects of finance, community outreach, and social programming. During his summers away from school, Mr. Newberger continued tutoring, worked as a Medical Assistant for a specialty orthopedic center, and designed and installed custom home audio, video, and networking systems for AV Design in Maryland.
Following receipt of his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State in 2011, Jacob Newberger began his present role with Panacea Technologies, where today he handles a variety of projects for automatic control systems. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, fishing, skiing, scuba diving, and pursuing personal engineering projects.