Texas Tech University

Engineering Diplomats

22 diplomats

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.

Availability

Engineering Diplomats are in the Engineering Center Lobby Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm during the academic year. They also host information sessions and daily office hours so students can walk in and ask questions.

Membership

Nathan Wilson wil

President 

  • Hometown: Whitehouse, Texas
  • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2020
  • Countries: Canada, Costa Rica, England, Scotland, Australia
  • Interests: Making music, Sports, Cooking, Hunting, Fly Fishing 
  • Enjoyed Most about Experience Abroad: it pushed me to step outside my comfort zone, be more independent, I made a lot of new friends, and I absolutely loved the different cultures I was able to experience.

VivianVivian Phan

Vice President

  • Hometown: Arlington, Texas
  • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2023
  • Countries Visited: Mexico, Spain 
  • Interests: Coffee-making, apologetics, weightlifting, anime

EDElena Rea

Secretary

  • Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
  • Major: Civil Engineering 
  • Graduation: Fall 2022
  • Countries Visited: Spain
  • Interests: Crafting, Fitness, Shopping, Volunteering
  • Enjoyed Most about Experience Abroad: What I enjoyed most about Studying Abroad was the unique culture Spain has to offer, as well as the variety of new foods, and the many places I was able to visit, and realizing how unique each one was. Something else I enjoyed was the amazing people I got to meet and the everlasting friendships I was able to make while abroad.

EDMegan Lehmann

Treasurer

  • Hometown: San Antonio, TX
  • Major: Computer Engineering 
  • Graduation: Spring 2023
  • Countries Visited: Costa Rica
  • Interests: Reading, Baking, and solving puzzles
  • Enjoyed Most about Experience Abroad: I enjoyed seeing the beauty of Costa Rica, seeing how green everything is, and just how much nature can completely surround you. 

Luis Acosta

  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2024
  • Countries Visited: Spain and France
  • Interests: I love challenges.

annaAnnalise Jabor

  • Hometown: El Paso, TX
  • Major: Environmental Engineering 
  • Graduation: May 2023
  • Countries Visited: Canada, Mexico, Belize, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Jamaica, England, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, France, Italy, Spain 
  • Interests: Sustainability, sewing clothes, & embroidery

Matthew Cochran

  • Hometown: Childress, Texas
  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2024
  • Countries Visited: Costa Rica, the Philippines
  • Interests: Basketball, especially Tech hoops, creating art, and film making. 

patPatrick Enunwaonye

  • Hometown: Plano, TX
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: December 2021
  • Countries Visited: Spain, Portugal 
  • Interests: Technology, DIY, Soccer

Nasser Marquez

  • Hometown: El Paso, Texas
  • Major: Computer Engineering 
  • Graduation: May 2023
  • Countries Visited: Spain and Greece
  • Interests: Fitness and Cooking

EDNathan Shapiro 

  • Hometown: Eureka, California
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2023
  • Countries Visited: Italy
  • Interests: Classical music, running, rowing
  • Enjoyed most about experience abroad: My favorite part about studying abroad was taking in all the new landscapes! Italy is so beautiful. I also really enjoyed observing the culture and it gave me a great chance to reflect on my own way of life.

EDMichael Stark

  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS
  • Major: Construction Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2023
  • Countries Visited: Costa Rica
  • Interests: Sports, Working out, Mind Twisters 
  • Enjoyed Most About Going Abroad: The amount of people I was able to meet that were the same major as me.

Anya Sumanth

  • Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Major: Computer Engineering
  • Graduation: May 2024
  • Countries Visited: Ireland, UK, Hungary, Germany, Mexico, Egypt, UAE, India
  • Interests: Art (painting and calligraphy), nature, animals, programming, and problem solving