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I am 5th year Ph.D. student, majored in Environmental Engineering. I am passionate about being an instructor to help students succeed professionally. I have an adorable puppy called GINGIN and she has been my road trip pal for 2 years now.



Andrea Welsh

Vice President

I am 7th year Physics PhD student studying collective motion in biological systems. I am interesting in becoming faculty in physics and really enjoy teaching and making physics accessible to all. I also have two cats Fermi and Millie with my physics significant other, Michael. In my seconds of free time, I attempt to do Dungeons and Dragons, video games, or cosplay.


Anthony Gaskell


I am 2nd year PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, originally from Pretoria, South Africa. Usually found in the cleanrooms, building microcircuits in a rather unfashionable bunny suit. Nothing more beautiful than a star filled night wondering about the depths of the universe!


Prakriti Kaini


I am 3rd year PhD Student in the Human Centered Computing program studying digital accessibility in STEM education. Born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal I like spending time outdoors during my free time.


Hongfang (Winston) Lu

Design Chair

3rd year PH.D in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Doing Karaoke while driving to school is my favorite time. Occasionally I draw sketches and write poems.


Francisco Quintero

Outreach Chair

I am a 3rd year PhD student in materials science and engineering. My boyfriend and I are Colombian Fulbrighters and have a wonderful cat named Marcus.


Naiki Kaffezakis

Professional Development Chair

 I am a 1st year graduate student, studying nuclear engineering. I work on new nuclear reactor concepts with a goal of increased sustainability.  I am a gender queer trans femme and have lived in the Atlanta area my entire. In my free time, I enjoy volunteering with Food Not Bombs, an organization dedicated to promoting food security as a human right. I also like playing board games, hiking and watching scary movies with my partner.                                            Contact:

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