Lance Hibbeler is currently employed as an engineer at Intel Corporation outside of Portland, OR. Lance graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Tyler with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 2006, and then went to the University of Illinois for graduate school, earning a MS in Mechanical engineering in 2009, a MS in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in 2011, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. While at Illinois he was author or co-author on over 30 technical publications, the founding president of the mechanical engineering department’s graduate student society, and heavily involved in Pi Tau Sigma, the mechanical engineering honor society. His work at Intel uses computational process modeling to help design, develop, and debug the chip-making process, and has received recognition at the department, division, and business unit levels. As part of his work at Intel Lance has been assigned one US patent and has one other pending. In his spare time he enjoys reading, running, and SCUBA diving.