STEM Career Profiles: Senator Martin Heinrich

August 27, 2015 -

We are excited that the first post on our new website, and our very first STEM Career Profile is of no other, than our very own US Senator, Martin Heinrich.

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(Above: U.S. Senator Marin Heinrich tours the UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center to discuss outreach efforts in the community and the latest technology the center is using to treat patients, February 21, 2014.)

Before becoming a U.S. Senator, Senator Heinrich earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri.

Here is what Senator Heinrich had to say about the challenges of getting a STEM degree and how he utilizes his degree as a senator:

Want to know more about Senator Heinrich? Read his biography HERE