2021-2022 Mentors

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Guglielmo, Ethan

Ethan Guglielmo
The most important thing is to not get discouraged because Georgia Tech has so many resources to help you succeed.

Ethan Guglielmo

Standard Option

Junior | NH

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE SAB, Co-President

Henderson, Melanie

Melanie Henderson
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Melanie Henderson

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

AIChE

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Kang, Bokyung

Bokyung Kang
Whether it is during lecture or office hours, teachers and students are happy to help and review the material over with you.

Bokyung Kang

Standard Option

Junior | South Korea

Co-ops and Internships

South Korea, Spring 2021

Student Involvement

KSEA

AlChE

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Miller, Bowen

GT wants to see you succeed but it can only help if you ask!!

Bowen Miller

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

FASET, (2020 & 2021)

Social Fraternity

CCF

SAA

Honors LLC

Intramurals

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Norris, Jackson

Jackson Norris
The more you take yourself out of your comfort zone, the more capabilities you’ll see in yourself and your skills.

Jackson Norris

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

GT Marching Band

AIChE

Intramurals

SAA

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Zhu, Helen

Helen Zhu
Don’t stress too much. Learn as much as you can and enjoy your college experience!

Helen Zhu

Standard Option

Sophomore | NJ

Research

Bhamla Lab – Biomechanics of Rhagovelia Water Striders (present)

VIP – Graphene Battery Technology

Student Involvement

AICHE

HyTech Racing – Composites Subteam

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Student Alumni Association (SAA)

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

Explore LLC

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Guglielmo, Ethan

Ethan Guglielmo
The most important thing is to not get discouraged because Georgia Tech has so many resources to help you succeed.

Ethan Guglielmo

Standard Option

Junior | NH

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE SAB, Co-President

Henderson, Melanie

Melanie Henderson
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Melanie Henderson

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

AIChE

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Kang, Bokyung

Bokyung Kang
Whether it is during lecture or office hours, teachers and students are happy to help and review the material over with you.

Bokyung Kang

Standard Option

Junior | South Korea

Co-ops and Internships

South Korea, Spring 2021

Student Involvement

KSEA

AlChE

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Norris, Jackson

Jackson Norris
The more you take yourself out of your comfort zone, the more capabilities you’ll see in yourself and your skills.

Jackson Norris

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

GT Marching Band

AIChE

Intramurals

SAA

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Zhu, Helen

Helen Zhu
Don’t stress too much. Learn as much as you can and enjoy your college experience!

Helen Zhu

Standard Option

Sophomore | NJ

Research

Bhamla Lab – Biomechanics of Rhagovelia Water Striders (present)

VIP – Graphene Battery Technology

Student Involvement

AICHE

HyTech Racing – Composites Subteam

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Student Alumni Association (SAA)

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

Explore LLC

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Miller, Bowen

GT wants to see you succeed but it can only help if you ask!!

Bowen Miller

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

FASET, (2020 & 2021)

Social Fraternity

CCF

SAA

Honors LLC

Intramurals

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Zhu, Helen

Helen Zhu
Don’t stress too much. Learn as much as you can and enjoy your college experience!

Helen Zhu

Standard Option

Sophomore | NJ

Research

Bhamla Lab – Biomechanics of Rhagovelia Water Striders (present)

VIP – Graphene Battery Technology

Student Involvement

AICHE

HyTech Racing – Composites Subteam

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Student Alumni Association (SAA)

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

Explore LLC

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Kang, Bokyung

Bokyung Kang
Whether it is during lecture or office hours, teachers and students are happy to help and review the material over with you.

Bokyung Kang

Standard Option

Junior | South Korea

Co-ops and Internships

South Korea, Spring 2021

Student Involvement

KSEA

AlChE

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Guglielmo, Ethan

Ethan Guglielmo
The most important thing is to not get discouraged because Georgia Tech has so many resources to help you succeed.

Ethan Guglielmo

Standard Option

Junior | NH

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE SAB, Co-President

Henderson, Melanie

Melanie Henderson
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Melanie Henderson

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

AIChE

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Kang, Bokyung

Bokyung Kang
Whether it is during lecture or office hours, teachers and students are happy to help and review the material over with you.

Bokyung Kang

Standard Option

Junior | South Korea

Co-ops and Internships

South Korea, Spring 2021

Student Involvement

KSEA

AlChE

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Miller, Bowen

GT wants to see you succeed but it can only help if you ask!!

Bowen Miller

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

FASET, (2020 & 2021)

Social Fraternity

CCF

SAA

Honors LLC

Intramurals

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Norris, Jackson

Jackson Norris
The more you take yourself out of your comfort zone, the more capabilities you’ll see in yourself and your skills.

Jackson Norris

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

GT Marching Band

AIChE

Intramurals

SAA

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Zhu, Helen

Helen Zhu
Don’t stress too much. Learn as much as you can and enjoy your college experience!

Helen Zhu

Standard Option

Sophomore | NJ

Research

Bhamla Lab – Biomechanics of Rhagovelia Water Striders (present)

VIP – Graphene Battery Technology

Student Involvement

AICHE

HyTech Racing – Composites Subteam

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Student Alumni Association (SAA)

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

Explore LLC

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Miller, Bowen

GT wants to see you succeed but it can only help if you ask!!

Bowen Miller

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

FASET, (2020 & 2021)

Social Fraternity

CCF

SAA

Honors LLC

Intramurals

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Barber, Jessica

Jessica Barber
The struggle and the chaos is inevitable, but at the end of the day, you’ll come out a helluva lot stronger and one helluva engineer.

Jessica Barber

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Research

Sievers Group – Lactic Acid Fermentation

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

Office of Undergraduate Education

Georgia Tech Alumni Association

Bullet Journal & Company

2020 FASET Leader

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Student Innovation and InVenture Prize Writer

The Technique

 

 

D’Amaro, Margaret

Margaret D'Amaro
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Margaret D’Amaro

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Southern Company Co-op, Summer 2021

Research

The Lively Lab – Energy Efficient Molecular Separation Processes

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association: Special Events

Economics Club: Secretary and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Alpha Chi Omega

GaNun, Natalie

Natalie GaNun
Focus on school, but don’t burn yourself out.

Natalie GaNun

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Marathon Petroleum Co-op, (Spring 2019, Summer 2020, and Spring 2021)

Student Involvement

AIChE

GT1000 Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

GT1000 TL

 

Henderson, Melanie

Melanie Henderson
You don’t have to sign up for every club or apply for every internship-find things you are interested in and will enjoy. 

Melanie Henderson

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

AIChE

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Kulkarni, Siddesh

With perseverance and the right attitude, an attitude to learn from mistakes and improve, new students will be just fine!

Siddesh Kulkarni

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Greif Inc. – Process Engineer Intern

Research

University of Kansas – Investigated a 20-plate heat exchanger, observing trends in performance, heat transfer coefficients and heat duties, for variation in parameters, producing a report on operation and equipment calibration.

Student Involvement

AICHE

CHBE Rep. for UHR (Student Government)

GT Economics Club

Cricket Club

Desk Assistant at SCARP, Georgia Tech

Miller, Bowen

GT wants to see you succeed but it can only help if you ask!!

Bowen Miller

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

FASET, (2020 & 2021)

Social Fraternity

CCF

SAA

Honors LLC

Intramurals

Norris, Jackson

Jackson Norris
The more you take yourself out of your comfort zone, the more capabilities you’ll see in yourself and your skills.

Jackson Norris

Standard Option

Junior | GA

Student Involvement

GT Marching Band

AIChE

Intramurals

SAA

Pederson, John

John Pederson
No matter what difficulties you are facing, there is always someone, in some department or organization on campus, who you can reach out to.

John Pederson

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Internship Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority

Research

VIP ChemFlow VIP Team under the direction of Professors Pollet and Liotta

Marder Group, development of a synthesis for novel electrochromic material.

McDaniel Group, development of methods for hybrid Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Dynamics simulations of ionic liquids.

Student Involvement

Marketing Director of Georgia Tech’s chapter of Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Polevoy, Joshua

Joshua Polevoy
It’s important to stay caught up or even ahead on your work so that you are better able to manage times when the demands of school and other activities become overwhelming.

Joshua Polevoy

Biotech Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Westrock Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Champion Lab – Recombinant proteins

Student Involvement

AIChE, President (former Secretary)

Georgia Tech Swim Club, Intramural Chair

Engineers for a Sustainable World, Brewing Project

 

Szabo, Amelia

Amelia Szabo
Understanding the material at hand is more important than getting a high grade; this will help much more in the long run.

Amelia Szabo

Standard Option

Senior | GA

Co-ops and Internships

Printpack (Flexible Packaging Company)

Research

VIP – Smart and Connected Bioelectronics, 3 semesters

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AlChE

Alpha Gamma Delta

Explore LLC, Legacy/SA

Student Center Employee

MOVE, Past Executive Director

Acharya, Rahgav

Rahgav Acharya
Your grades are proportional to your happiness and well being, not the other way around.

Raghav Acharya

Biotech Option

Senior | NJ

Co-ops and Internships

Merck Internship – Summer 2020

Research

Biophysics and Biomechanical Engineering Applications with the Bhamla Lab

Student Involvement

AIChE

Grand Challenges

Bhide, Neeraj

Neeraj Bhide
Learn from others’ mistakes in addition to your own.

Neeraj Bhide

Standard Option

Senior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

3 term co-op at Dow Chemical beginning Summer 2020
Internship at Vanda Pharmaceuticals April-May 2020

Research

Fuller Group computational research
VIP, construction of an electrocatalytic, nanoporous glucose sensor. T

Study Abroad

Pacific Program (Spring 2020) semester.

Student Involvement

AIChE

CHBE Student Advisory Board.

Alpha Chi Sigma.

Glazer, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Glazer
Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Jacqueline Glazer

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Shell, Summer 2021

Siemens Internship, Summer 2020

Research

I am currently working in Dr. Nian Liu’s Lab, which studies highly efficient battery technologies. In general, I am interested in energy and sustainability.

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE, Treasurer

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Program

Energy Club

Society of Women Engineers

Boxing Club

Alpha Gamma Delta

Guglielmo, Ethan

Ethan Guglielmo
The most important thing is to not get discouraged because Georgia Tech has so many resources to help you succeed.

Ethan Guglielmo

Standard Option

Junior | NH

Student Involvement

AIChE

ChBE SAB, Co-President

Mallikarjunan, Vidhya

Vihya Mallikarjunan
Ask for help. There are a lot of resources, but you have to proactively seek them out!

Vidhya Mallikarjunan

Standard Option

Junior | MN

Co-ops and Internships

Air Products Internship, 2021

Research

Styczynski Lab – Low cost biosensor design and modeling, Spring 2021 – Present

Sulchek Lab – Microfluidic device fabrication and optimization, Spring 2020

Student Involvement

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Engineering

Mock Trial

AIChE

RA for Crecine Apartment

Honors Program

Munoz, Miranda

Miranda Munoz
Involvement in organizations can help with making friends, networking, and relieving all the stress from classes.

Miranda Munoz

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

3 rotations with Ascend Performance Materials:

Polymer Engineering, Summer 2021

Medical Business Development, Fall 2020

Manufacturing Engineering, Spring 2020

Research

VIP – ChemFlow, Fall 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

LGBTQIA Resource Center

Pride Alliance

Special Events Advisory Board

GT Chorale

Oh, Diana

Diana Oh
Part of adjusting to college well is asking for help and advice when you need it rather than trying to go through it alone.

Diana Oh

Standard Option

Junior | MD

Co-ops and Internships

Internship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Internship with Neuromechanics Research Core, UMD College Park

Student Involvement

Georgia Tech Student Foundation

Georgia Tech International Ambassadors

CHBE Ambassador

Tau Beta Pi

Rajan, Akul

Akul Rajan
Hard work is always necessary to succeed. But don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way

Akul Rajan

Standard Option

Senior | OH

Co-ops and Internships

P&G Internship, Summer 2020

Bayer Co-op

Research

ECOCAR VIP

Student Involvement

AIChE

Shell Chemical Engineering Ambassadors

Honors Program

Center for Academic Success

Denning Technology and Management Program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Chi Sigma

Rogers, Emma

Emma Rogers
Make friends in your classes (all of them, but especially ChemE classes) so you can ask them questions, study, and do homework together.

Emma Rogers

Biotech Option

Junior | GA

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2019.

Student Involvement

FTK (For the Kids)

Seager, Jackie

Jackie Seager
You got into this school for a reason and you have a lot more mental toughness than you think.

Jackie Seager

Standard Option

Junior | FL

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine, Summer 2021

Student Involvement

AIChE

Kappa Alpha Theta

Engineering Without Borders

Chemistry Department Employee

Serrao, Elrid

Elrid Serrao
Setting aside time to take care of your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs will alleviate that illusion of constant work.

Elrid Serrao

Standard Option

Senior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Process Improvement Internship with Milliken & Co. – Summer 2021

Research Assistant Internship with Jefferson Cancer Genomics Lab – Summer 2019

Research

Liu Lab, Fall 2019 – present: I have been working in the Liu Lab, a next-gen battery technology lab. I am currently working on identifying machine learning features for predicting NiMH battery cycle life.

Student Involvement

AiChE

DramaTech Theatre

Shivji, Zahra

Zahra Shivji
Don’t let the name “chemical engineering” (or other students’ reactions to it scare you! It’s definitely challenging, but in the end, you’ll be all the better for it.

Zahra Shivji

Standard Option

Senior | FL

Co-ops and Internships

Argonne National Lab, Summer 2021

CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Summer 2020

Guy Harvey Research Institute, Data Analysis and Web Development

Research

Air quality and Aerosols, Dr. Sally Ng (current)

VIP-Graphene Battery Technology

Graphene Characterization Research in Hong Kong

Study Abroad

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fall 2019

Student Involvement

ChBE Ambassador

Student Government Association, Sustainability Committee

Honors Program

Honors Program Leadership Council

Living Learning Communities Council

Veggie Jackets

GaTech Office of Recycling

Ung, Sophia

Sophia Ung
It is okay to not fully know what you want; use your college experience to explore and try new things to help you figure it out.

Sophia Ung

Standard Option

Junior | PA

Co-ops and Internships

Merck, Summer 2021

Research

VIP ChemFlow

Student Involvement

Peer Mentoring Exec Board

AIChE

CHBE Ambassador

Alpha Chi Sigma

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

GT FTK

Grand Challenges

Women in Engineering

Chem E Car Team

Whetzel, Christina

Christina Whetzel
Don’t be afraid to try something new—the more you try, the more you’ll learn about yourself!

Christina Whetzel

Standard Option

Senior | NC

Co-ops and Internships

General Mills Internship, Summer 2021 & 2020

Eastmen Chemical Comany, Spring 2021

Newell Brands Internship, Summer 2019

Research

Prausnitz Lab — utilizing a metal-organic structure to enhance vaccine stability (Spring 2020 – Present)

Microfluids Lab – designing gel for CTC-catching microchip

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Alpha Chi Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Grand Challenges

GT 1000

Yao, Jason

Jason Yao
Take advantage of the many wonderful opportunities at Tech, but also make sure to get enough sleep!

Jason Yao

Standard Option

Senior | TX

Co-ops and Internships

iBiochips Internship, Summer 2021

Research

Dr. Lively’s Research Group ― Mixed Matrix Membranes for separation technologies

Study Abroad

Georgia Tech Lorraine

Student Involvement

AIChE

Data Science at Georgia Tech

Origami Club

Grand Challenges

Zhu, Helen

Helen Zhu
Don’t stress too much. Learn as much as you can and enjoy your college experience!

Helen Zhu

Standard Option

Sophomore | NJ

Research

Bhamla Lab – Biomechanics of Rhagovelia Water Striders (present)

VIP – Graphene Battery Technology

Student Involvement

AICHE

HyTech Racing – Composites Subteam

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Student Alumni Association (SAA)

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

Explore LLC

Kang, Bokyung

Bokyung Kang
Whether it is during lecture or office hours, teachers and students are happy to help and review the material over with you.

Bokyung Kang

Standard Option

Junior | South Korea

Co-ops and Internships

South Korea, Spring 2021

Student Involvement

KSEA

AlChE