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Engineering Ambassadors Directory

                 

 

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Engineering Ambassadors

matt

Matt Ragain
Classification: Senior

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Major: Civil Engineering

Office: President

Why did you choose your major?

I decided to study Civil Engineering because I wanted to work on large scale projects that help the community around me.

Marche

Marche Matthews-Noel
Classification: Senior

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Environmental Engineering

Office: External Vice President

Why did you choose your major?

I want to be an environmental engineer to improve the living conditions of people and the global environment in any way I can.

jeremy

Jeremy Reusch
Classification: Senior

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Major: Civil Engineering

Office: Internal Vice President

Why did you choose your major?

Civil Engineering allows me to help a lot of people. The design of infrastructure and buildings is a necessity to humanity so that's why I feel drawn to it.

robert

Robert Albin
Classification: Junior

Hometown: Eldorado, TX

Major: Electrical Engineering

Office: Secretary

Why did you choose your major?

I became interested in Electrical Engineering after obtaining my extra class amateur radio license. I was also fortunate enough to be part of a high altitude ballooning group in high school. We used HAM radio to keep live telemetry and video for flights that exceeded 125,000 feet.

brita

Brita Jumisko

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Office: Treasurer

Why did you choose your major?

I chose to be a Mechanical Engineer because I loved math and science growing up, and wanted to be challenged everyday in my career.

AB

Ahmed Bayoumi

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Cairo, Egypt

Major: Computer Engineering

Office: Executive Coordinator

Why did you choose your major?

I assembled my first personal computer in middle school and fell in love with every part of it. The body (hardware) and soul (software) of the machine was fascinating to me.
I already knew that I wanted to do engineering, just wasn't sure which. After I built a PC it was very clear! There is just something so exciting about building a device that can calculate, transmit all types of information, entertain, and more.

SA

Shreyesh Arangath

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Major: Computer Science and Mathematics

Why did you choose your major?

I chose my major because I was fascinated with the idea of solving problems using technology! Also, I love math!

GA

Gaby Arenvias

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Odessa, TX

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

With my dad as my inspiration, I wanted to work in the oilfield and make a difference.

nouman

Nouman Azhar

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Major: Chemical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I really enjoyed chemistry and mathematics during highschool

Prathmesh Bhalerao

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Nashik, India

Major: Industrial Engineering

RB

Raneem Bizri

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Lebanon

Major: Environmental Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

Growing up, pollution could not be avoided in my hometown. It would cause discomfort and many diseases all around. People didn't realize how much our waste and ignorance would come back and harm us drastically. This drew me into the "problem solving" mindset. Looking into engineering, I found that Environmental Engineering held all the things I wanted. From the knowledge gained to the career path, it was what I could see myself doing everyday.

KD

Kayla Davault

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Christiana, TN

Major: Civil Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose civil engineering because it ties in my love for creativity, building, designing, and solving problems for a bigger purpose: to help others. My dad is a mechanical engineer in the Air Force and he inspired me to be come an engineer as well.

Alayna Dublin

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Major: Environmental Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose Environmental Engineering because I come from a small island with beauty natural resources and limited professionals in that field to take care of them or use them in a sustainable way. I wanted to become that professional that would create an atmosphere in my country of sustaining the environment that sustains us.

DE

Daniel Eck

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Canyon, TX

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

For the freedom of application it offers.

obet

Obet Gomez

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Petroleum Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I like how unique the industry is and how it is such a vital source to our community and the worlds development.

Nazeli Hannon

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Industrial Engineering

Madison Hanson

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Major: Industrial Engineering

nayley

Nayley Hernandez

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Hutto, TX

Major: Environmental Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I like to say Environmental Engineering chose me! I always loved chemistry, biology, problem solving and most of all always had concerns about the environment thus I really enjoy my major!

ZH

Zane Huebner

Classification: Junior

Hometown: San Angelo, TX

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose mechanical engineering because of my desire to work in the aerospace industry, but maintain a broad field of study.

Natalie Krall

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas

Major: Civil Engineering

KM

Katie Marek

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Waco, TX

Major: Construction Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

My dad is a civil engineering and my mom works at a construction company, so I put them together and choose construction engineering.

KM

Kellee Martini

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Snyder, TX

Major: Petroleum Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose Petroleum Engineering because I have a strong interest in math and problem solving.

LM

Leah McDonald

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Kingsbury, TX

Major: Environmental Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose environmental because I'm interested in water/wastewater facilities design and because I want to make a positive impact in the world.

ethan

Ethan Michaelson

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Chemical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose chemical engineering because I love problem solving and had a great interest in math, physics and chemistry.

Abigail Pauley

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Longview, Texas

Major: Civil Engineering & Architecture

RR

MD Ridwan Rahman

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Major: Electrical Engineering

Why did you Choose your major?

Electrical Engineering is a very hands-on and diverse major which has a lot of practical implications in the world of science and engineering. Electrical engineering is at the forefront of new technological developments in multiple fields.

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Shailesh Rao

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Nashik, India

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I have always been into STEM but didn't really know what career I wanted to pursue. Mechanical Engineering gave me the opportunity to learn something I am passionate about while not being limited to opportunities in a specific industry.

RR 

Rami Refae

Classification: Senior

Hometown: Alexandria, Egypt

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I've been interested in engineering for a while but wasn't sure which one specifically; however once I got introduced to 3-D design I was hooked and knew that I wanted to pursue mechanical engineering.

BR

Brennan Riley

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

Major: Environmental Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose Environmental Engineering because I performed a chemistry experiment my senior year of high school where I created water filters using ancient techniques and compared them to store-bought, modern water filters using water from the local river. The filters I created were more effective than the store-bought ones, and I really enjoyed the project! My chemistry teacher encouraged me to look into environmental engineering and I couldn't imagine choosing another major!

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Katherine Vaught

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Bonham, TX

Major: Civil Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose Civil Engineering because I have an interest in the transportation industry and would really like to design roads in the future. I also love that Civil Engineering has plenty of opportunities to get out from behind a desk and be a part of the construction process from start to finish.

MW

Michelle Wester

Classification: Sophomore

Hometown: Amarillo, TX

Major: Electrical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose engineering because I knew I want to study something STEM-related that was not in the medical field. I ended up choosing Electrical Engineering because electricity and what you can do with it fascinates me; it is such a powerful force used all around us yet we can't even see it.

Haley Zulawski

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Sugar Land, TX

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I choose mechanical engineering in hopes of being able to work on innovative medical devices in the future.

CZ

Christian Zuniga

Classification: Junior

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose your major?

I chose mechanical engineering because I wanted to develop a better understanding of the aeronautic industry and gain the knowledge necessary to help it further advance.

 

 

 

 

 

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