DOE/FIU Science & Technology Workforce Development Program
 

Bios

 
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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Testimonial

  • I am grateful to have been part of this program and the many values I learned throughout. Never will I forget my roots 🙂 You do an amazing job Dr. Leonel Lagos!!!

    Dania Castillo, (DOE Fellow – Class of 2012) now a Transportation Designer at HDR