Jan 2022

Engineer Kirk Porter

Kirk Porter, previously an engineering intern for Daedalus, has joined the firm full-time, and will primarily be focused on software and electrical engineering.

Kirk graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in December 2021, with a B.S.E. in chemical engineering and a minor in petroleum engineering. During his time at Pitt, his favorite courses included Hands-On System Design, Intro to Product Design, Systems Engineering II: Process Design, and Start-Up Fundamentals. During the 2020 fall semester’s Innovation Institutes’ Big Idea Blast, he was part of a team that won third place for an augmented-reality fire response system.

Kirk has served as both President and Director of Communications for the University of Pittsburgh's Engineering Student Council, and currently serves as President for the National Association of Engineering Student Councils, a non-profit organization that seeks to advocate for, collaborate with, and develop leadership skills for engineering students across the United States.