Evan D. Kline

Team Role: Lead Mentor 2019 - Present

Employer: TerraPower LLC. - Mechanical Testing Engineer (NSEII)

Education: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott - B.S. Mechanical Engineering

FIRST Experience: 10 years of FRC, LogoMotion 2011 - Present

Email: Klinee@BSD405.org LinkedIn: Evan D. Kline | LinkedIn

Evan is the lead mentor for Team 2412 - The Robototes. During his time on team 2412, Evan served as the team captain his Junior year (2013) and started a new team, Team 4559 - FIRST DRaFT, his senior year (2014). Evan leveraged his relationships with team sponsors to get a summer internship at Intellectual Ventures where he continued to work for 6 years. After graduating from the team, Evan attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott campus where he achieved a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in robotic systems. While at university Evan managed the university's 3D printing lab, and developed a lab management system that supported the college of engineering. After graduating, Evan worked as an adjunct professor teaching engineering 101, and as a staff engineer for a prosthetics company. In 2018 Evan began working for TerraPower, a Intellectual Ventures spin-off. At TerraPower Evan works as a mechanical testing engineer. Evan has been recognized for his safety consciousness and other contributions to the company.

Evan operating UAS to drop game ball at ERAU's first basketball game

Evan at 2014 District Champs

Evan at the inaugural collegiate drone championship

Evan with his power tool racer