An environmental and solar energy proponent, Nicolas Rocca has always been interested in ways we can lessen our impact on the planet while maintaining modern comforts. He obtained an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. As a senior, he studied applications in solar parabolic reflectors and has been working professionally in solar since. In his free time, he enjoys melding 3D printing, conventional machining, programming and electronics to make various projects for friends and family. And if he isn’t at his desk, he can be found hiking in the beautiful California wilderness.