Jennifer Schelly's Biography

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Jennifer Schelly works at BAE Systems in Merrimack, NH as a Principal Electro-Optics Systems Engineer where she works on architecture, trades, specification, development, integration, test, verification, and validation of EO/IR (Electro-Optics Infrared) systems. Jen graduated from Tufts University in 2006 with her Master’s of Electrical Engineering. She received her Bachelor’s with high distinction in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in 2003 with minors in Management and International Studies. Jen worked previously at Raytheon, Corning NetOptics, and GSI Lumonics.

Within BAE Systems, Jen serves as the co-lead mentor for the Electrical Engineering rotation of the Women in Technology program, which teaches high school students about different engineering disciplines.

The professional organizations of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and SWE (Society of Women Engineers) are very prominent in Jen's life. Currently, she is serving as the Vice President of SWE in Southern NH and the Chair of IEEE WIE/GOLD in NH (Women in Engineering & Graduates of the Last Decade). Jen also received the IEEE NH Young Engineer of the Year award in 2008.

Jen is very involved in the local community. She won Big Sister of the Year from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Nashua in 2007. She currently has one "little" (short for little sister) who has finished the program and a second little who is on her way there. Jen also volunteers regularly for MooreMart, a local non-profit that sends care packages to the troops deployed overseas.

Jen was formerly known as Jennifer Scheipers and grew up in Bolton, MA. She graduated from Minuteman Technical High School in 1999. Currently Jen resides in Merrimack, NH with her husband and dog.

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Cell: 508-395-3061

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