IDEA Center’s Engineers Spotlight

Audrey Goo
May 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 4th year (undergrad)
Major: Bioengineering: Bioengineering
Outside Interests: Pepband, video games, geocaching
 

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Skye Edwards
May 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 5th year (undergrad)
Major: Bioengineering: Biosystems
Outside Interests: Salsa, bachata, crocheting, and singing
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Samantha Fong
May 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 5th year (undergrad)
Major: Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Systems
Outside Interests: Reading, Doodling, and Traveling
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Ved Vakharia
April 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 4th year (PhD Student)
Major: Materials Science and Engineering​​​​
Outside Interests: Photography, basketball, gym, and biking
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Kanksha Patel
April 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 3rd year (undergrad)
Major: Bioengineering: Biotechnology
Outside Interests: Tennis, Concerts, Hiking & Art

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Ariana Mirian
March 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: PhD Candidate
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Outside Interests: Circus arts, cosplay, and anything related to food

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Destiny Alvarado
March 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 4th Year (undergrad)
Major: Electrical Engineering
Outside Interests: Hiking and crocheting

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Rachel Luu

Rachel Luu
February 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 3rd Year (undergrad)
Major: Mechanical Engineering (Specialization in Mechanics of Materials)
Outside Interests: Going to concerts, collecting vinyl records, taking photos, and playing video games


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Nasim Eshragh-Nia
January 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: PhD Candidate
Major: Bioengineering
Outside Interests: Digital illustration, landscape photography, exploring the outdoors, and cooking


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Alborz Jelvani

Alborz Jelvani
January 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: 4th year PhD Candidate
Major: Bioengineering
Outside Interests: Learning new languages, cooking, and 3D-printing


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Xochilth Saldana

Xochilth Saldana
January 2021

Quick Facts:
Grade: Senior
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Outside Interests: Film, Painting, Outreach, Horseback Riding


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Sothyrak Tee Srey

Sothyrak Tee Srey
December 2020

Quick Facts:
Grade: 2nd Year Master Student
Major: Computer Science
Outside Interests: Cooking/DJ'ing


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Obadiah Valdez

Obadiah Valdez
December 2020

Quick Facts:
Grade: Sophomore
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Outside Interests: Art, reading, gaming, and exploring

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Alberto Avalos

Alberto Avalos
November 2020

Quick Facts:
Grade: Senior
Major: Nanoengineering
Student Involvement: Reading, gaming, surfing, climbing, camping, and hiking

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Gabriel Gutierrez
Week 9 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: Senior
Major: Structural Engineering
Student Involvement: IDEA Scholar and SHPE

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Gabe Shatkin
Week 8 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: Senior
Major: Bioengineering:Biotechnology
Outside Interest: Writing/recording music, snowboarding, rock climbing

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Alyssa Chiang
Week 7 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Major: Bioengineering
Outside Interest: Mental Health/Wellness, Burlesque Dancing, Exercising, Cooking, Sustainability, Traveling, and Music

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Dora Ogbonna
Week 5 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: Sophomore
Major: Chemical Engineering
Student Involvement: ACES Scholars Program

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Priyal Suneja
Week 4 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: Junior
Major: Computer Science
Outside Interests: Reading, running, and listening to music

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Odemuno Prudence Ogelohwohor
Week 3 Spring 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: Sophomore (Class of 2022)
Major: Electrical Engineering
Outside Interests: Dancing, exercising, painting, trying out new restaurants, and exploring connections between art and technology

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Qiqi Wu
Week 7 Winter 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Computer Science with a minor in Design
Highlighted Student Organization: WIC

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Amanda Breton
Week 4 Winter 2020
 

Quick Facts:
Grade: 3rd Year
Major: Bioengineering - Biosystems
Highlighted Student Event - SACNAS

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Juan Maldonado
Week 9 Spring 2019

Quick Facts:
Grade: 4th Year
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Outside Interests: Long-distance running, science-fiction books, skateboarding, and salsa dancing

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Luis Garcia
Week 10 Winter 2019

Quick Facts:
Grade: 2nd Year
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Outside Interests: Game of Thrones, Video Games, Philz Coffee, Artic Monkeys

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Gabriel Gutierrez
Week 9 Winter 2019

Quick Facts:
Grade: 3rd Year
Major: Structural Engineering
Outside Interests: Soccer (Mexican League), Tech (phones/ laptops / etc.)

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Brea Torquato
Week 8 Winter 2019

Quick Facts:
Grade: 3rd Year
Major: Electrical Engineering
Outside Interests: Community Outreach

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