Monday, December 14, 2015

Teen earns master's online at WSU

A 19-year-old has become the first graduate of WSU’s online master’s in electrical engineering program.

Alexander Anderson completing his degree in three semesters, and has started a company and filed two patent applications for airborne generators. The North Bend, Wash., resident is now launching an effort to bring light, power and entrepreneurial opportunities to residents of Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea.

He's also designing an unmanned hybrid-electric aircraft.

Anderson did his WSU lab work in his family’s home workshop, where he built and tested his airborne generators and energy augmenter. “From power systems analysis to smart grid cybersecurity to high voltage electromagnetics, every course was something that I really wanted to know and understand,’’ he said.

Full story here.


  1. Amazing! Congratulations!

  2. Wow, what an accomplishment. Goes to show sky's the limit! Best of luck!!!