Nuclear submarine expert turns to Harvard Law School

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 00:20 in Mathematics & Economics

Harvard Law Today profiled three military veterans at the Law School. U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Sara Plesser Neugroschel, LL.M. ’19; U.S. Army Ranger Stephen Petraeus, J.D./M.B.A. ’21; and U.S. Naval Reactors Engineer Eve L. Howe, J.D. ’21, each shared their experiences in the military and at Harvard Law School. Howe is profiled here; to read the remaining profiles visit Harvard Law Today’s website. Eve L. Howe, J.D. ’21, is an expert in nuclear submarines — specifically, the fluid systems that cool the nuclear reactors in military submarines. Drawn to military service because she wanted to use her engineering skills for the public good, Howe spent five years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, where she solved complex technical problems to ensure the submarines would be able to accomplish their missions. “I’d always imagined using whatever degree or knowledge I had to help people in some way,” says Howe, who grew up...

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