Franklin Square Hospital Center

  9000 Franklin Square Drive, Baltimore, MD 21237
Cassandra Watson | Lighting + Electrical Option | 2009-2010



.Cassandra Watson is currently a fifth year student in the Architectural Engineering Program at The Pennsylvania State University. In May 2010, she will graduate with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree with a focus in lighting and electrical systems and a minor in architectural studies. Upon graduation she will gain the EIT status. This past winter she was awarded first place Design with Light 2009 award through the Philadelphia Section of the IES. In spring 2005 during the Gene Kelly Awards held in Pittsburgh PA, Cassandra and a friend presented an acceptance speech for the Best Lighting Design Award for a High School musical production.

.During the summer of 2009, Cassandra participated in a lighting and electrical internship with Leach Wallace Associates, an MEP firm in Baltimore MD. The previous summer of 2008, she studied in Rome, Italy for seven weeks then returned to Pittsburgh, PA where she participated in a lighting and electrical internship with Michael Baker Corp. All of these experiences, both in the office and on the job site, have given Cassandra a creative and technical background on various types of projects.

.Outside of the classroom Cassandra stays involved through activities on campus. She is presently an active member of the Field Hockey Club and has been for the past four years. Through this organization she participates in the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance MaraTHON by supporting a Four Diamonds family and fund raising. She is also a member of the Professional Illuminating Engineering Society in addition to the student chapter at Penn State.

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2010, by Cassandra Watson and is hosted by the AE Department © 2009

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Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Cassandra Watson. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.