Location: Marietta, Ga. United States
Company: W.Engwer Engineering / Design
Number of times previously entering contest: 3
Favorite design and analysis tools: Pencils, paper, mirrors, clay, scale 3-D models ( real, not virtual )
For managing CAD data William's company uses: SolidWorks PDMWorks
Hobbies and activities: Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture,hot-rods
Online communities: SAE, Linkdin, EAA, Pickens Plan, facebook
Inspired by: Nature inspires many of my ideas, with her fewest-parts-to-do-the-job approach. I'm also inspired by other designers whose output transcends silly fashion and the me-too mentality, and who produce clean, simple and elegant work....Burt Rutan and Paul MacCready come to mind.