About DOE Fellow
Yoel Rotterman is an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). His expected graduation year is spring 2017. Yoel’s professional interests include mechanical design, renewable energies, and material optimization. After the completion of his bachelor’s degree, he plans to enter the labor force to gain experience before he continues his education in pursuit of a master’s degree in engineering management.
DOE Related Research and Projects
As a DOE Fellow, Yoel is currently working under the mentorship of Dr. David Roelant in the development of a sustainability plan for groundwater remediation systems. He will focus on the design and operation of the M1 air stripper at the Savannah River Site to provide an analysis and optimization of the air stripper in order to improve the removal efficiency of volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) and reduce energy costs of the system.