MS - Alex von Sternberg graduated from The University of Texas in 2012 with his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He then went to work at Johnson Space Center for L-3 Communications where he wrote C++ simulation models of systems on the International Space Station. He joined NRG in the Fall of 2014, where he researches compliant control of industrial robots. Alex Completed his Masters in May, 2016 and accepted a full-time position at Los Alamos National Labs.