The Engineering Fundamentals program congratulates EF GTA John Thress, for excelling as the top engineering summer graduate of 2019. John graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Thermal-Fluid Mechanics. His interest in research is computational fluid dynamics, machine learning, and fundamental fluid mechanics. John is a Knoxville native who graduated from Bearden High School.