CEE Spotlight: Mwende MwololoMwende joins CEE from Kenya and chose “to pursue and remain in STEM was intentional because there aren’t many of us at the table designing and deploying solutions to global problems.”
CEE Spotlight: Nika FinkelsteynNika Finkelsteyn (BS '21) shares her experiences as a woman in STEM, connecting to her jewish roots, and expanding her perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
CEE Spotlight: Valentina Ortiz de ZárateWednesday, June 16, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Valentina Ortiz de ZárateMeet Valentina Ortiz de Zárate! Valen recently completed her BS in Civil Engineering and is currently working towards her MS. Her interests center on environmental issues and speaks about her goal to be "that inspiring Hispanic Disney princess to any little girl who likes math."
CEE Spotlight: Ryan RusaliTuesday, May 04, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Ryan RusaliCEE senior Ryan grew up in the Bay Area located in Northern California, where the tech boom has created a quite homogenous society, which can be best described as an amalgamation of different Asian cultures. Ryan’s grandparents and parents took time to immerse him in Vietnamese culture with food, language, and traditions, but he did not fully appreciate it until now.
CEE Spotlight: Ryan RusaliWednesday, April 28, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Ryan RusaliCEE senior Ryan Rusali dove into civil engineering initially with an interest for applying computing, sensors, and drones to facilitate structure inspections. However, he quickly realized that there was so much more he could offer in his position as a civil engineer.
CEE Spotlight: Melissa RitchieMonday, April 19, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Melissa RitchieMany of us know Melissa Ritchie as the departments’ Graduate Academic Coordinator who welcomes students with a big bowl of candy, fruit cups or granola bars in her office.
CEE Spotlight: Jerry WangThursday, January 14, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Jerry WangOne of the new additions to the CMU faculty and CEE Department, Jerry Wang has already made a splash in the department with his happy demeanor and eclectic suits. Jerry joins us from MIT, where he received his doctorate applying his rigorous computational science background to model nanoscale fluid mechanics phenomena. A Chicago native and lifelong Cubs fan, Jerry brings a fresh perspective to the department in his research, teaching, and sports allegiances.
CEE Spotlight: Andrew ThompsonTuesday, January 05, 2021
CEE Spotlight: Andrew ThompsonCEE junior Andrew Thompson he strives to promote a warm and welcoming environment everywhere he goes. As a board member of CMU’s student American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) chapter, he often points other students to the right resources and provides support in whatever form needed.
CEE Spotlight: Andrew ThompsonTuesday, December 08, 2020