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2021-2022 Leadership

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Shannon is a Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering. As a member of the Daly Design and Engineering Education Research Group, her research focuses on front-end design practices, specifically divergent thinking, idea generation, and student experiences in engineering. She is from Pasadena, MD, and received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. In her free time, she enjoys reading, camping, building LEGO sets, and musicals.

Shannon Clancy

Co-Director

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Charlotte is a Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering. She is studying the self-assembly of nanoparticles with computational simulations. She enjoys reading and traveling in her spare time.

Charlotte Zhao

Co-Director

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Courtney is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering, advised by Dr. Andre Boehman with a focus on diesel engines fueled with alternative fuels. She grew up in Haverhill, MA, and received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Merrimack College in 2019 with minors in mathematics and business management. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, cooking, learning new things, and buying too many plants.

Courtney Videchak

Secretary

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Sarah is a  Ph.D. candidate in Engineering Education Research studying engineering graduate students' mental health. She has a background in electrical engineering and with mixed methods research. Sarah likes to relax and recharge by camping, watching movies, gardening, and quality time with her puppers.

Sarah Jane (SJ) Bork

Treasurer

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Ava is a Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering student. She is from New Mexico and received her B.S. in chemical engineering with a minor in mathematics from the University of New Mexico. During her spare time, she enjoys working out, volunteering, watching movies and skiing.

Ava Mauser

Outreach

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Raha is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Biomaterials and Regenerative Engineering. She is originally from Oregon and went to Oregon State University for undergrad. She enjoys rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, playing board games, and binge-watching tv shows in her spare time.

Raha Kannan

Outreach

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Cecelia is a Ph.D. student in Macromolecular Science and Engineering. She is studying polymer design for soft robotics in the Pena-Francesch lab. Originally from the Chicago suburbs, Cecelia received her BS in Chemistry from the University of St. Thomas, MN. In her free time, she enjoys rowing, camping, baking, and embroidering.

Cecelia Kinane

Outreach

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Yingxiao Zhang is a Ph.D. student in Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, studying biosphere-atmosphere interactions and the effects of climate change. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. In her free time, she enjoys doing outdoor activities, eating good food, and hanging out with friends.

Yingxiao Zhang

Networking

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Abitha is a Master's student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, specializing in integrated circuits and VLSI. She received her Bachelor's degree from Vellore Institute of Technology, India. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, drawing, and taking walks.

Abitha Thyagarajan

Networking

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Songlin is a Masters student in the Computer Science and Engineering department.  She received her Bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison.  In her free time she enjoys watching Netflix.

Songlin Liu

Activities

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Alex is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on next generation solid state battery electrolytes. She graduated with a B.S. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University in Materials Science and Engineering with minors in Hispanic Studies, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, and Biomedical Engineering. She is from Southborough, Massachusetts and in her free time she enjoys playing soccer, running, and reading. 

Alex Moy

Activities

Tasmine is a PhD student in Bioinformatics and Computational Science. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. In her free time she enjoys propagating succulents and exploring food around Metro-Detroit. 

Tasmine Clement

Activities

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Vibhavari is a second year Masters student in Biomedical Engineering. She works in the Rehabilitation Biomechanics Lab and her research interests include powered prosthesis and rehabilitation.

Vibhavari Vempala

Professional Development

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Jessica is a first year Masters student in Industrial & Operations Engineering. She is from Mumbai, India and received her B.S. in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University in 2018. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, traveling, and hanging out with friends. 

Jessica Doshi

Professional Development

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Kelley is a Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering. She is advised by Dr. Daly with a focus in holistic engineering design. Kelley received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2017 and worked in the consumer appliance industry for two years before starting grad school. In her free time, Kelley enjoys walking around parks, reading books, and practicing yoga.

Kelley Dugan

Operations

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Onyinye Nwankwo

External Relations

Onyinye is a PhD student in Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering. Her research mainly focuses on the study of the electrodynamic coupling of the ionosphere-thermosphere system.

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Lauren Cooper is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering, working on creating novel setups for few-cycle pulses in fiber lasers. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Western Kentucky University in 2019. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking, running, reading the classics, and learning Russian.

Lauren Cooper

DEI

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Alia is a Ph.D. student in Robotics researching multi-agent systems and human-robot interaction. She obtained a B.S.E in Engineering (Robotics) at Arizona State University. Her interests include traveling, reading, weightlifting, running, and watching movies.

Alia Gilbert

Membership

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Meagan is a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. Her research focuses on making computational models of spinal cord stimulation for neuropathic pain. She received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from Kansas State University. In her free time, she likes to run, embroider, and hang out with her dog.

Meagan Brucker-Hahn

Media

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Shailaja Humane is a Ph.D. student in Applied Physics, interested in computational plasma physics. She received her Bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics from Cornell University, and is originally from Warren, NJ. When she's not working, she enjoys baking, cooking, and finding new music to listen to.

Shailaja Humane

Career Fair Liason

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Akshaya is a junior from Fair Lawn, New Jersey studying Computer Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Outside of SWE, she works at the EAC and is involved in Rec Tennis, PMP, and Alpha Gamma Delta. In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends, shop, cook, drink coffee, and try new foods!

Akshaya Jagadeesh

USWE Liason