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Student Bios

 
Adamandios Manoussakis (Electrical Engineering)

Adamandios Manoussakis (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Adamandios is a senior undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Florida International University.  His interests include communications, robotics, and embedded systems.  He is […]

Alejandro Garcia (Geoscience)

Alejandro Garcia (Geoscience)

Alejandro Garcia is a graduate student pursuing an M.S in geoscience with a focus on geophysics at Florida International University. Mr. Garcia plans to pursue a Ph.D. after graduating. He […]

Alejandro Hernandez (Chemistry)

Alejandro Hernandez (Chemistry)

Alejandro Hernandez is currently an undergraduate student at Florida International University (FIU) pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry. Mr. Hernandez is now in his senior year and has an […]

Alessandra Monetti (Civil Engineering)

Alessandra Monetti (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Alessandra A. Monetti received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Florida International University August 2012. Having completed a year of Architecture, it has inspired her […]

Alexander Henao (Chemistry)

Alexander Henao (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow: Mr. Alexander Henao will obtain his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry by April 2010. His future plans are to to continue his work on the management aspect of […]

Alexander Lopez (Environmental Engineering)

Alexander Lopez (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Alex Lopez graduated from Florida International University in the Fall of 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. Alex previously participated in a summer […]

Alexander Piedra (Mechanical Engineering)

Alexander Piedra (Mechanical Engineering)

Alexander Piedra is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a professional certificate in robotics engineering at Florida International University. He expects to graduate in […]

Alexandra Fleitas (Mechanical Engineering)

Alexandra Fleitas (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Alexandra Fleitas is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Alexandra’s professional interests include manufacturing, applied mechanics, […]

Alexis Smoot (Environmental Engineering)

Alexis Smoot (Environmental Engineering)

Alexis Smoot is junior undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Alexis is currently serving as Council of Student Organization Representative for the […]

Amaury Betancourt (Environmental Engineering)

Amaury Betancourt (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Amaury Betancourt began his Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University (FIU) in Spring 2009. Amaury graduated from the University of Florida (UF) in Fall […]

Amy Pahmer (Engineering Management)

Amy Pahmer (Engineering Management)

About DOE Fellow Amy is a Biomedical Engineer graduated from Florida International University, in Summer 2008. During the Fall 2008 semester she worked on an internship at Oak Ridge National […]

Andres Cremisini (Computer Science)

Andres Cremisini (Computer Science)

Andres Cremisini is currently completing his undergraduate studies in computer science at Florida International University. His interests lie broadly in the field of machine intelligence, considering it a powerful tool […]

Andrew De La Rosa (Computer Engineering)

Andrew De La Rosa (Computer Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Andrew De La Rosa is a graduate student at Florida International University studying Computer Engineering with specialization in network and cybersecurity. He graduated in the Fall of […]

Anthony Fernandez (Mechanical Engineering)

Anthony Fernandez (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Anthony Fernandez is a junior undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). He worked as a student employee at the […]

Aref Shehadeh (Environmental Engineering)

Aref Shehadeh (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Aref Shehadeh received his Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University (FIU). His professional interests include bioremediation technology, green energy initiatives, and researching methods […]

Awmna Rana (Chemistry)

Awmna Rana (Chemistry)

Ms. Awmna Kalsoom Rana is currently pursuing dual Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry and biological science at Florida International University (FIU). Her expected graduation date is May 2018. She […]

Brian Castillo (Biomedical Engineering)

Brian Castillo (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Brian Ivan Castillo is an undergraduate student at Florida International University currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in mechanical design. […]

Bryant Thompson (Biomedical Engineering)

Bryant Thompson (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Bryant Thompson graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering. Bryant is now a graduate research assistant at the University of Southern California Viterbi School […]

Carmela Vallalta (Mechanical Engineering)

Carmela Vallalta (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Carmela Vallalta is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Her expected graduation date is spring 2016. […]

Carol Moreno-Pastor (Biomedical Engineering)

Carol Moreno-Pastor (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Carol Moreno-Pastor received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at Florida International University. Born and raised in Venezuela, Carol moved to the U.S in 2005. She […]

Charles Castello (Computer Engineering)

Charles Castello (Computer Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Charles Castello received his B.S. and Master’s degrees in Computer Engineering from Florida International University (FIU) in the Spring of 2007 and 2009 respectively. Currently, Charles is […]

Christian Pino (Chemistry)

Christian Pino (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow Christian Pino is currently a senior undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry at Florida International University. He is interested in organic chemistry and […]

Christina Valls (Mathematics and Statistics)

Christina Valls (Mathematics and Statistics)

About DOE Fellow Christina Valls is currently finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Statistics with a minor in Mathematics from Florida International University.  Her interests include quality assurance and experimental design. […]

Christine Wipfli (Environmental Engineering)

Christine Wipfli (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Ms. Christine Wipfli is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Her expected graduation date is December of 2016. Christine received […]

Christopher Strand (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Christopher Strand (Civil and Environmental Eng)

Christopher Strand is currently an undergraduate student at Florida International University pursuing his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, along with a professional certificate in environmental and water resources. He […]

Cindy Cerna (Mechanical Engineering)

Cindy Cerna (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Cindy Cerna graduated from Florida International University in the Spring of 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. After she left DOE, she was […]

Clarice Davila (Mechanical Engineering)

Clarice Davila (Mechanical Engineering)

Clarice Davila graduated from Miami Dade College in the spring of 2015 with an Associate in Arts degree in biology. After receiving her A.A., Clarice transferred to Florida International University […]

Claudia Cardona (Environmental Engineering)

Claudia Cardona (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Claudia Cardona graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering in the fall of 2003. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in […]

Cristian Acevedo (Civil Engineering)

Cristian Acevedo (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Mr. Cristian Acevedo is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Mathematics at Florida International University (FIU). Cristian is a […]

Dania Castillo (Civil Engineering)

Dania Castillo (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Dania Castillo graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineeringy.  She is currently an active member of the student organization American Society […]

Daniel Khawand (Computer Science)

Daniel Khawand (Computer Science)

Daniel Khawand is an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science with a minor in mathematics. Daniel is primarily interested in parallel computing and algorithm efficiency. He used […]

Danny E. Brenner (Mechanical Engineering)

Danny E. Brenner (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Danny Brenner graduated from Florida International University in April of 2007 in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry, Computer Science, and English. He had a full time […]

Dasney Joseph (Mechanical Engineering)

Dasney Joseph (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Ms. Dasney Joseph is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. She was the former student ABET Accreditation Assistant for the Mechanical Engineering Department. She was an […]

Dayron Chigin (Electrical Engineering)

Dayron Chigin (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Dayron Chigin graduated in the fall of 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Florida International University (FIU) and is currently pursuing his Master […]

Deanna Moya (Mechanical Engineering)

Deanna Moya (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Deanna Moya is an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in business administration at Florida International University (FIU). She is a member […]

Denisse V. Aranda (Mechanical and Materials Engineering)

Denisse V. Aranda (Mechanical and Materials Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Denisse Aranda obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in mathematics from Florida International University in April of 2010. After her graduation, […]

Denny Carvajal (Biomedical Engineering)

Denny Carvajal (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Denny Alejandro Carvajal graduated from Florida International University (F.I.U.) in the Summer of 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. During his studies, he worked as […]

Duriem Calderin (Biomedical Engineering)

Duriem Calderin (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Duriem Calderin graduated with a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida 2010. He also holds a Bachelors Degree in […]

Edgard Espinosa (Mechanical Engineering)

Edgard Espinosa (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: After the completion of his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University, Mr. Espinosa immediately continued to pursue his academic career in engineering particularly and […]

Elicek Delgado-Cepero (Electrical Engineering)

Elicek Delgado-Cepero (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Mrs. Elicek Delgado-Cepero graduated with a Cum Distinction from University of South Florida in December 2009. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Her research […]

Elsa Cabrejo (Environmental Engineering)

Elsa Cabrejo (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Elsa Cabrejo is completing her Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Distrital in Bogota, […]

Emma Lopez (Environmental Engineering)

Emma Lopez (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Emma Lopez left the program to focus on her studies full-time as an undergraduate student. She graduated from Florida International University in the Fall of 2010 with […]

Eric Inclan (Mechanical Engineering)

Eric Inclan (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Eric Inclan graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 2006. Upon graduation, he worked as a project manager for Florida Power […]

Erim Gokce (Mechanical Engineering)

Erim Gokce (Mechanical Engineering)

Erim Gokce is currently an undergraduate student at Florida International University pursuing his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, along with a professional certificate in HVAC design. He expects to […]

Frances Elisa Zengotita (Chemistry)

Frances Elisa Zengotita (Chemistry)

Frances Elisa Zengotita is currently an undergraduate student pursuing two degrees: a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in English, along with a certificate in exile […]

Francisco Bolanos (Mechanical Engineering)

Francisco Bolanos (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Francisco Bolanos currently holds a Bachelor of Arts in business management economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.  He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science […]

Frank Silva (Electrical Engineering)

Frank Silva (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Frank Silva received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Florida International University in December 2012. His interests include analog and digital design, power systems, communication systems and electromagnetic theory. Frank […]

GABRIELA VAZQUEZ (Mechanical Engineering)

Gabriela Vazquez (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Ms. Gabriela Vazquez graduated from her Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU) in December 2014. Ms. Vazquez received her first bachelor’s degree in […]

Gene Yllanes (Electrical Engineering)

Gene Yllanes (Electrical Engineering)

Gene Yllanes is an undergraduate student working on his B.S. in electrical engineering with a minor in humanities. His concentrations in the E.E. program include data system software, integrated nano-technology […]

Giancarlo Pena (Civil Engineering)

Giancarlo Pena (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Giancarlo Pena obtained bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at Florida International University where je also obtained his Master’s degree in the Fall of 2010 in Civil Engineering. […]

Givens Cherilus (Electrical Engineering)

Givens Cherilus (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Givens Cherilus was inducted as a DOE fellow in 2010. He graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering while in the Honors College. His […]

Hansell Gonzalez (Electrical Engineering)

Hansell Gonzalez (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow Hansell Gonzalez Raymat graduated from Florida International University in fall 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. He started his PhD in chemistry in spring 2014. […]

Heidi Henderson (Environmental Engineering)

Heidi Henderson (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Heidi Henderson is currently pursuing her master’s degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University, focusing on water resources. Heidi was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL, […]

Henry Diaz (Computer Engineering)

Henry Diaz (Computer Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Henry Diaz graduated from Florida International University in the Summer of 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering. He shortly left DOE and moved […]

Iti Mehta (Mechanical Engineering)

Iti Mehta (Mechanical Engineering)

Iti Mehta is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a professional certificate in robotics at Florida International University. Previously, she worked as an […]

Jaime Mudrich (Mechanical Engineering )

Jaime Mudrich (Mechanical Engineering )

About DOE Fellow Jaime Mudrich graduated from Florida International University in August of 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in chemistry. His research interests include […]

Janesler Gonzalez (Mechanical Engineering)

Janesler Gonzalez (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Janesler Gonzalez is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Mr. Gonzalez’s engineering interests fall under […]

Janty Ghazi (Electrical Engineering)

Janty Ghazi (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Janty Ghazi holds a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Florida International University specializing in both power and communication. He is currently working towards his Masters degree […]

Jennifer Arniella (Mechanical Engineering)

Jennifer Arniella (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Jennifer Arniella received a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University in Fall of 2014. Her interests include engineering design, robotics, renewable energy and eco-friendly engineering. […]

Jennifer Borges (Civil Engineering)

Jennifer Borges (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Jennifer Borges graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Honors College at Florida International University in the Summer of 2009. Ms. Borges […]

Jesse Viera (Mechanical Engineering)

Jesse Viera (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Jesse Viera is a junior undergraduate student pursing a Bachelors of Science (B.S) degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU), with an expected graduation date […]

Joel McGill (Civil Engineering)

Joel McGill (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Joel McGill graduated from Florida International University (FIU) in the spring of 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a specialty in remediation. He is […]

John Conley (Mechanical Engineering)

John Conley (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow John Conley is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in physics at Florida International University (FIU), with his […]

Jorge Deshon (Computer Engineering)

Jorge Deshon (Computer Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Jorge Deshon is a junior undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with a specialization in Data System Software, Computer Architecture and Microprocessor Design, […]

Jose Matos (Mechanical Engineering)

Jose Matos (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Jose Matos obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. His interests include robotics, mechanical design, machining, and alternative energies. Jose is currently working as mechanical engineer I for Beckman Coulter. […]

Jose S. Rivera (Civil Engineering)

Jose S. Rivera (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Jose Rivera graduated from Florida International University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He has gained extensive research experience in the field […]

Jose Vasquez (Environmental Engineering)

Jose Vasquez (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Jose completed his Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Florida International University and his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Centroamericana UCA in El Salvador. His […]

Joshua Midence (Civil Engineering)

Joshua Midence (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Mr. Joshua E. Midence was inducted into the DOE Fellowship in 2011. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a specialization in transportation […]

Juan Carlos Morales (Public Health)

Juan Carlos Morales (Public Health)

Juan Carlos Morales is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in public health with a major in environmental and occupational health at Florida International University. He expects to graduate […]

Kanchana Iyer (Biomedical Engineering)

Kanchana Iyer (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Kanchana Iyer is was a Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering. She has conducted her research under the support of the RISE Program, sponsored by the National Institutes of […]

Kiara Pazan (Environmental Engineering)

Kiara Pazan (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Kiara Pazan received her Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University in the fall of 2015. Kiara’s personal interests include wastewater treatment and groundwater and […]

Lee Brady (Mechanical Engineering)

Lee Brady (Mechanical Engineering)

About Our DOE Fellow: Lee Brady earned his Bachelor’s in Mechanical engineering, graduating Cum Laude in 2010 from Florida International University. Lee is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Mechanical […]

Leydi Velez (Industrial and Systems Engineering)

Leydi Velez (Industrial and Systems Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Leydi Velez graduated from Florida Internation University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering and in the Fall of 2010, she obtained a Master’s […]

Lilian Marrero (Civil Engineering)

Lilian Marrero (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Lilian graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s of Science in civil engineering in the spring of 2011.  As an undergraduate Research Assistant for NASA’s Water […]

Lucas Nascimento (Electrical Engineering)

Lucas Nascimento (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Lucas Nascimento received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering with concentrations in both integrated nano-technology and communication systems at Florida International University in the Fall of 2013. Previously, […]

Maite Barroso (Civil Engineering)

Maite Barroso (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Maite graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Environmental Engineering. At FIU, she was also serving as the FIU Chapter […]

Maria Diaz (Environmental Engineering)

Maria Diaz (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Maria Diaz is a senior undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University. Her expected graduation date is Fall 2014. […]

Mariana Evora (Civil Engineering)

Mariana Evora (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Mariana Evora graduated August 2014 from Florida International University with Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Focused on structural engineering, her main interests are building design and refurbishment; she is […]

MARIELA SILVA (Engineering Management)

Mariela Silva (Engineering Management)

About DOE Fellow Mrs. Mariela Silva graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering (2001) and finished a certification in operations research by 2006. Her […]

Mario Vargas (Mechanical Engineering)

Mario Vargas (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Mario Vargas completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University and will begin pursuing a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in the Spring 2010 […]

Maximiliano Edrei (Mechanical Engineering)

Maximiliano Edrei (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Maximiliano Edrei is a Senior undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). His expected graduation is set for […]

Meilyn Planas (Electrical Engineering)

Meilyn Planas (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Meilyn Planas is an undergraduate student at Florida International University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with an expected graduation date of April 2016. Focused on […]

Melina Idarraga (Civil Engineering)

Melina Idarraga (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Melina Idarraga graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2008. She is currently finishing her Master’s degree in Environmental […]

Melissa Sanchez (Environmental Engineering)

Melissa Sanchez (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Melissa Sanchez received a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in December of 2010, she plans to continue her current […]

Merlin Ngachin (Physics)

Merlin Ngachin (Physics)

About DOE Fellow: Mr. Merlin Ngachin, a Cameroonian native, graduated from the University of Yaoundé in Cameroon with a Master’s degree in Materials Science and a Diploma of High Studies […]

Michael Abbott (Mechanical Engineering)

Michael Abbott (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Michael Abbott is currently attending Florida International University to obtain a degree in mechanical engineering.  Michael’s professional interests include computational modeling and materials engineering, with an emphasis […]

Michael DiBono (Mechanical Engineering)

Michael DiBono (Mechanical Engineering)

Michael DiBono is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU), with his expected graduation date being fall of 2018. His […]

Michelle Embon (Civil Engineering)

Michelle Embon (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Michelle Embon graduated with honors from Georgetown University with a B.A. in economics and a physics minor. She is currently pursuing a second bachelor’s in civil engineering […]

Mohammed Albassam (Environmental Engineering)

Mohammed Albassam (Environmental Engineering)

Mohammed Albassam is currently an undergraduate student at Florida International University (FIU) pursuing his Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering. He expects to graduate in December 2016 and will then […]

Nadia Lima (Civil Engineering)

Nadia Lima (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Nadia Lima received her Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at Florida International University. Nadia is a McNair Scholar and is also a member of Tau Beta Pi and […]

Natalia Duque (Environmental Engineering)

Natalia Duque (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Natalia Duque is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in the track of environmental engineering at Florida International University. Her expected graduation date is […]

Nel Ciurdar (Electrical Engineering)

Nel Ciurdar (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Nel Ciurdar received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering at Florida International University in the Fall of 2013. Previously, he has worked as a mathematics learning assistant in the […]

Orlando Gomez (Physics)

Orlando Gomez (Physics)

Orlando Olivas-Gomez is a graduate student at Florida International University pursuing his Ph.D. in physics with a specialization in nuclear physics. He graduated in the spring of 2015 with a […]

Paola Sepulveda (Biomedical Engineering)

Paola Sepulveda (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Paola Sepulveda was a graduate student in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International University. During the summer of 2010, she interned at the Micro and Nanomechanics Lab […]

Pedro Cordon (Computer Engineering)

Pedro Cordon (Computer Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Pedro Cordon is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering at Florida International University (FIU). His expected graduation date is fall 2014. […]

Ramon A. Colon Mendoza (Mechanical Engineering)

Ramon A. Colon Mendoza (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Ramon is currently working towards completing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with the intention of continuing his studies to obtain a Master’s degree. He is highly […]

Raul Dominguez (Civil Engineering)

Raul Dominguez (Civil Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Raul is a first generation college student that graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He has begun preparing for the FE, and plans to obtain a PE […]

Raul Ordonez (Electrical Engineering)

Raul Ordonez (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Raul Ordonez received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering with a minor in mathematics at Florida International University in the Spring of 2013. Raul’s professional interests include power systems, […]

Reinier Hernandez (Chemistry)

Reinier Hernandez (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow Mr. Reinier Hernandez entered Florida International University in 2009 as a transfer student from a Radiochemistry Bachelor’s degree program from Havana, Cuba. Reinier received a Bachelor of Science […]

Revathy Venkataraman (Information Technology)

Revathy Venkataraman (Information Technology)

About DOE Fellow Revathy Venkataraman is currently pursuing her master’s degree in information technology at Florida International University. Her expected graduation date is Fall of 2013. Previously, she worked as […]

Rinaldo Gonzalez Galdamez (Mechanical Engineering)

Rinaldo Gonzalez Galdamez (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Rinaldo Gonzalez Galdamez received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University. Born and raised in El Salvador, Rinaldo moved to the U.S in 2008. […]

Ripley Raubenolt (Environmental Engineering)

Ripley Raubenolt (Environmental Engineering)

Ripley Raubenolt is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University. She is an executive board member for the Society of Women […]

Robert Lapierre (Chemistry)

Robert Lapierre (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow Robert Lapierre graduated from Florida International University in spring of 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. Before graduating, he spent 2-3 years of his undergraduate […]

Ron Hariprashad (Environmental Engineering)

Ron Hariprashad (Environmental Engineering)

Ron Hariprashad is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering at Florida International University (FIU). He expects to graduate in December 2016 and then pursue his master’s degree […]

Rosa Ramirez (Biomedical Engineering)

Rosa Ramirez (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Rosa Ramirez graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering Design from Florida International University in 2009. After her graduation she […]

Rubymir J. Romero (Electrical Engineering )

Rubymir J. Romero (Electrical Engineering )

About DOE Fellow: Rubymir Romero graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in April of 2009. In 2006, Rubymir became a McNair fellow […]

Ryan Sheffield (Mechanical Engineering)

Ryan Sheffield (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Ryan Sheffield is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a professional certificate in robotics at Florida International University (FIU), with […]

Sarah Bird (Environmental Engineering)

Sarah Bird (Environmental Engineering)

Sarah Bird is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University (FIU). She is a member of the FIU Honors College and […]

Sarah Solomon (Environmental Engineering)

Sarah Solomon (Environmental Engineering)

Sarah Solomon is an undergraduate student pursing a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering at Florida International University. She is a member of the Honors College and Event Coordinator […]

Sasha Philius (Mechanical Engineering)

Sasha Philius (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Sasha Philius graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Sasha’s professional interests include robotics, computational modeling, and design optimization. He […]

Sebastian Zanlongo (Computer Engineering)

Sebastian Zanlongo (Computer Science)

Sebastian Zanlongo is a graduate student at Florida International University studying computer science with a specialization in motion planning and machine learning. He graduated in Spring 2013 with his bachelor’s […]

Sergiu Fiodorov (Chemistry)

Sergiu Fiodorov (Chemistry)

About DOE Fellow Mr. Sergiu Fiodorov completed a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at FIU in the Fall of 2009. His plan for the future is to continue his education […]

Serkan Akar (Electrical/Biomedical Engineering)

Serkan Akar (Electrical/Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Serkan Akar graduated from Florida International University in the Summer of 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and in the Spring of 2010 […]

Sheidyn NG (Biomedical Engineering)

Sheidyn NG (Biomedical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Sheidyn Ng is currently a Senior Undergraduate student in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International University. Previously, she has worked on nanotechnology projects as a Laboratory […]

Shina Rana (Electrical Engineering)

Shina Rana (Electrical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Shina Rana is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with Concentration in Communications from Florida International University. She is also a member of IEEE. Following graduation, […]

Silvina Di Pietro (Chemistry)

Silvina Di Pietro (Chemistry)

Silvina A. Di Pietro graduated from Florida International University in the fall of 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. After working as a middle school science teacher and […]

Stephen Wood (Mechanical Engineering)

Stephen Wood (Mechanical Engineering)

About Our DOE Fellow: Stephen Wood is dedicated to advancing the models and techniques of multi-disciplinary design and optimization. Stephen also participates in research at the Multidisciplinary Analysis, Inverse Design, […]

Steve Noel (Computer Science)

Steve Noel (Computer Science)

About DOE Fellow Steve Noel graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Department at Florida International University. His interests include parallel computing, computer graphics, database management […]

Valentina Padilla (Environmental Engineering)

Valentina Padilla (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Valentina Padilla obtained her bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering in the spring 2013 with a GPA of 3.77; making her a magna cum laude recipient, and the […]

Victor Uriarte (Mechanical Engineering)

Victor Uriarte (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Victor Uriarte graduated from Florida International University in the Spring of 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a robotics certificate and a […]

William Mendez (Mechanical Engineering)

William Mendez (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow: Mr. William Mendez graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and receiving the Honor Prize of Best in Class […]

Ximena Prugue (Mechanical Engineering)

Ximena Prugue (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Ximena Prugue graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. She was the founder and President of Giving the Green Light, a non-profit organization that […]

Yoel Rotterman (Mechanical Engineering)

Yoel Rotterman (Mechanical Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Yoel Rotterman is an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). His expected graduation year is spring 2017. Yoel’s professional […]

Yulyan Arias (Environmental Engineering)

Yulyan Arias (Environmental Engineering)

About DOE Fellow Yulyan Arias received her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University. She was a transfer student from Miami Dade College from where she graduated with […]