HKN Professional Biography
Richard Eidswick is a senior studying electrical engineering on the systems track. He is interested in robotics as well as space programs. After graduation, he hopes to pursue grad school but may take a break to gain some engineering work experience. One day he plans on pursuing a doctorate and becoming a professor. Out side of academics, Richard enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. At the end of the day he enjoys winding down by nerding out on board/games or video games and likes to get lost in a good book when he gets the chance.
Q: What inspired you to join HKN?
I joined HKN for a personal challenge as well as to network with other engineers and feel more a part of the engineering community. Also, my wife nagged me and said I had to once she found out I was invited.
Q: Where is your hometown and favorite place on the island?
I was born in Germany but grew up in Fort Collins, CO. I'm kind of a comic nerd so my favorite place on island is 'Other Realms'.
Q: What video game / movie / TV show would you want to live in and why?
I would want to live in Star Trek because space has always interested me and being able to explore space would be awesome sauce.
Q: What would you like to accomplish the most from your “bucket” list?
For my "bucket" list, I'd really like to take my kids to each Disney theme park, worldwide, before they go off to college (or whatever their adult futures hold)