Jake Copley | Mechanical | Biobehavioral Health Building | University Park, PA

Student Bio and Resume

Jake Copley is current in his 5th year in the Architectural Engineering program at The Pennsylvania State University. In May 2012 he will graduate with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering specializing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and will obtain EIT status. He has also pursued his interest in solar and energy use with classes in solar engineering and building load and simulation.

Last summer, Jake was an intern at the Office of Physical Plant (OPP) at Penn State. While working at OPP, Jake was exposed to a great variety of projects around the University Park campus. He was placed in charge of thecoordination of classroom and office renovations, assisted in code review and conformance as well as being able to be involved with his senior thesis building. He has continued to work for OPP throughout the school year and maintains involvement in the construction management of the Biobehavioral Health Building. In the previous summer, Jake worked for a residential construction company in Buffalo, NY installing exterior finishing systems.

Jake has been heavily involved in student organizations. He served as the roll of Director of Internal Relations in the Student Society of Architectural Engineers (SSAE) as well as the President of Alpha Rho Chi the co-ed professional fraternity of architecture and the allied arts. He also had the honor of dancing in THON 2010 Dance Marathon. Outside the classroom, Jake enjoys going mountain biking, playing Frisbee and shooting trap and skeet.

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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 buildings designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Jake Copley. 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.

This page was last updated on January 11th, 2012, by Jake Copley
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