Jessica Altenberg is a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering. Besides engaging in Contextual Engineering research, Jessica is involved in American Society of Mechanical Engineers and TAMID. Jessica is a member of the Special projects team for ASME, working on projects for Engineering Open House and other events throughout the school year. As a member of TAMID, she also works on consulting projects for Israeli startup companies. Jessica’s research focuses on the application of Contextual Engineering in the realm of entrepreneurship. Specifically, she is looking at how entrepreneurs interpret and apply contextual thinking to their respective projects, as well as the effects of the use of contextual engineering principles.