Engineering Diplomats

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The Diplomats

Engineering Diplomats represents the interests and policies of the WCOE regarding international affairs and connections. Diplomats assist the WCOE in promoting and recruiting students for international programs through information sessions, workshops and office hours.


Engineering Diplomats are in the EOC Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. They also have an information session every Tuesday at 2pm in EC 104 and daily office hours so students can walk in and ask questions.

Group 2017


Simon Woldemichael

Simon Woldemichael
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Graduation: Spring 2019
  • Countries Visited : Mainland China, Hong Kong S.A.R., Japan, Netherlands, and Ethiopia
  • Interests: E-Sports, competitive running, orchestral music, hiking, and Quantum Computing

Matthew Antu

Mario Garcia
Vice President
  • Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: December 2018
  • Countries Visited : Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Portugal, and the Canary Islands
  • Interests: Sports, food, traveling, fishing, and music

Marcus Yanello

Marcus Yanello
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Major: Mechanical engineering
  • Graduation: May 2019
  • Countries Visited : Czech republic, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Finland, Italy, Greece, and Croatia
  • Interests: Scuba diving, wakeboarding, hiking

Darby Anglin

Darby Anglin
Treasurer and SORC Rep
  • Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2019
  • Countries Visited : Cayman Islands, Italy
  • Interests: Painting, comic books

Wasseem Aboubaker

  • Hometown: Dallas, Texas
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2019
  • Countries Visited: China, Japan, Australia, Ethiopia, Canada
  • Interests: I really enjoy playing sports and being outdoors. Volleyball, basketball, football, video games, anime, comic books, and traveling!

Miguel Espinoza

  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: Fall 2019
  • Countries Visited : Mexico, Spain, Belgium, Morocco, France, Italy, United Kingdom, and Portugal.
  • Interests: Traveling, CrossFit, food, hiking, Beyoncé

Emily Loudenback

  • Hometown: Long Beach, California
  • Major: Petroleum Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2019
  • Countries Visited: Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Iceland
  • Interests: CrossFit, Baking, Reading

Kate Ramirez

  • Hometown: Cypress, Texas
  • Major: Petroleum Engineering
  • Graduation: Petroleum Engineering
  • Countries Visited: Mexico, France, United Kingdom
  • Interests: Gym, cycling, hiking, traveling

Nathan Wilson

  • Hometown: Whitehouse, Texas
  • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2020
  • Countries Visited : Canada, Costa Rica, England, Scotland, Australia
  • Interests: Making music, Sports, Cooking, Hunting, Fly Fishing