Purdue Mechanical
Engineering Ambassadors
Meet Your Ambassadors

Meet this semester's group of ambassadors Our Current Members

Aaron Farha
AaronF Aaron is a Senior from San Diego, California, studying Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics. He spent the past summer doing a virtual internship with Trane Technologies out of Tyler, TX working on the Component Engineering Team. In PMEA, Aaron is a part of the Company Relations Committee. Beyond that his time is mainly spent doing research at the DC House, which seeks to investigate the energy efficiency capabilities of a house run solely on DC power. As a part of this, Aaron has built a weather station to create predictive energy loading models for the DC House and has co-authored a paper published to the ASHRAE Summer 2021 Conference. Aaron will continue his research at the DC House as a PhD candidate after graduation. Aaron greatly enjoys studying in groups and getting to know fellow ME people by hanging out with them on a regular basis.
Alexander Phan
Alexander is a sophomore from Evansville, Indiana studying Mechanical Engineering. This past summer, he worked in the Paint department for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana in Princeton, learning about its engineering principles and spending some time in production. Starting this summer, he plans to pursue a Manufacturing Engineering co-op in TMMI Paint, working to improve its production system and solve its problems. On campus, Alex is involved in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Prosthetics Team, Cru at Purdue, and intramural sports. He was also a member of the Activity Crew for Purdue Space Day, where he taught young students about space and engineering. In his free time, Alex enjoys watching/playing soccer, traveling, cooking, and film photography. AlexanderP
Alison Brown
AlisonB Alison is a junior from Westfield, New Jersey studying Mechanical Engineering with a double minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Innovation and Transformational Change. She is the Vice President of PMEA. Over the summer, Alison was an intern at dbHMS, a company that designs sustainable HVAC systems for commercial buildings. On-campus, she is the driver for the Society of Women Engineers Grand Prix team. She also does research with Professor Thomas Siegmund creating a mini-milling machine for drilling and cutting slits into bone for bio-based research. Outside of academics, Alison was also an orientation leader for Purdue Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program at Purdue for incoming freshmen. She enjoys singing as well as playing guitar and piano in her free time.
Ben Koszyk
Ben Koszyk is a senior from Phoenix, Arizona pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Business Management. Ben spent the past summer of 2021 performing in-house data collection for simulated loading studies applied to newly developed electric drive units for General Motors. In summers prior, Ben participated in a Digital and Connected Services Engineer data analytics internship with Allison Transmission and a Hardware and Product Development internship with the Bluetooth padlock and smart-lock company, Nokē, Inc. Ben’s time at Nokē was coupled with his additional venture through the Italian countryside during an all-encompassing study abroad experience studying tourism, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. Ben also mentors honors first-year engineering students and teaches prospective students the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering in Purdue’s, “How Stuff Works” course. Ben also enjoys exploring health and fitness activities, golfing, traveling, cooking, watching baseball games, and exploring the outdoors. BenK
Camden Frieling
CamdenF Camden is a junior studying Mechanical Engineering. He is involved with the Beta Theta Pi fraternity where he enjoys contributing his time to the philanthropy and community service committees as well as serving as a new member educator. Camden has worked on the Purdue Electric Racing Vehicle Dynamics Team where he helped design and manufacture parts in the Bechtel Innovation and Design Center. Some of his favorite experiences with PER were cutting brake rotors from steel plates using a waterjet and creating tie rods from carbon fiber tubing and rod ends. His main career interests lie in manufacturing and product development, and he will be a manufacturing engineering intern with Honda in Summer 2022. In his free time, Camden enjoys weightlifting, spending time with friends, disc golfing and cycling.
Cecelia Carlson
Cecelia is a junior from Arlington Heights, Illinois, studying Mechanical Engineering, a third semester member and first semester secretary of PMEA. This past summer, she interned remotely in a product management role for Dwyer Instruments in Michigan City. At Purdue, she has tutored in math and physics for the Women in Engineering Program, mentored new mechanical engineers in their sophomore seminar course, and instructed How Stuff Works, a freshman ME elective. Her favorite experience has been with Engineering Projects in Community Service, where she was Design Lead on a startup project creating a display for a local conservation center. Additionally, she is working towards an entrepreneurship certificate and a minor in Innovation and Transformational Change to be involved in the business side of engineering. In her free time, she is Outreach Officer of Club Spikeball, enjoys playing sand volleyball and pickleball, cruises on her electric longboard, and makes grilled cheese. CeCeC
Christina Yu
ChristinaY Christina is a senior from Naperville, Illinois studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Spanish. Last fall, she interned at Tesla as a mechanical design intern on the chassis and battery structures teams. She previously interned at Caterpillar for two summers on the hydraulic excavator undercarriage team and in the OEM Solutions group working in design and controls. She has also interned at Videojet Technologies on the Value Added Engineering team. Additionally, she participated in undergraduate research working on a multi-material 3D printer in Professor Chortos’ lab. Outside of PMEA, Christina is the VP of Public Relations for Purdue Engineering Outreach, is part of Formula SAE, and works as a teaching assistant for the honors first-year engineering course. She has also been a peer mentor in the Honors College and FYE programs. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, running, playing piano, and spending time with family and friends.
Daniel Hagedorn
Daniel is a senior from Fishers, Indiana studying Mechanical Engineering. He is currently an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for ME 375, and is also a Tutor for ME 200 or Thermodynamics. During his time at Purdue, Daniel has been a researcher at the DC house, a high-performance house being converted entirely to DC power for renewable energy purposes. He was also on the Engineers Without Borders refrigeration challenge team, as well as being a resident assistant at Cary Quadrangle. This past summer, Daniel was an intern with Trane Technologies in Clarksville, TN, and the summer before in Davidson, NC. After graduation, Daniel is working with Thermo King on the electrification of refrigerated trucks in Minneapolis. Daniel enjoys playing sand volleyball, working out, and cooking. DanielH
Daniel Harrington
DannyH Daniel is a junior from Lancaster, Pennsylvania studying Mechanical Engineering. During his time at Purdue, Daniel has been an active member of the ME mentorship program, Run Club, the Public Relations Committee, and A Cause for Paws in which he volunteered at a local animal shelter. This semester, Daniel is excited to be performing research at the Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center. Last summer, he worked as an undergraduate researcher on the fracture mechanics of plastic LEGO parts alongside Professor Thomas Siegmund at Purdue. Daniel has also interned with Ross Technology in Leola, PA, where he drafted numerous work instructions, standard operating procedures, and quality procedural documents. In his free time, Daniel enjoys playing soccer, weightlifting, running, and traveling to explore new cities.
Devin Lannon
Devin Lannon is a senior studying Mechanical Engineering from Danville, Indiana. In addition to being in PMEA, he is also a peer counselor in the Office of Future Engineers where he provides information and hosts events for prospective students and their families. He is also a Resident Assistant at First Street Towers on campus where he mentors a hall of 45 undergraduate students during their college experience. He also conducted portable hydroelectric research last summer with an emphasis on fluid dynamics with Prof. Jun Chen research group & will be working at Textron Aviation during the summer as a Design Engineer for an internship. DevinL
Diego Fergus
DiegoF Diego is a Junior from Dallas, Texas, studying Mechanical Engineering. He spent the past summer interning with GE Aviation. At GE, he was able to hone in on his interests in the Aviation/Aerospace Industry, while also delving into the field of Project Management as an Assembly Engineer. In PMEA, Diego is the Committee Head of the Company Relations Committee. Outside of PMEA, Diego is the President for MAES - Latinos in Science and Engineering where he creates and fosters community for his members, while providing as many social and networking events as possible. He is also a Tutor for the Minority Engineering Program at Purdue. Diego is a part of undergraduate research with Additive Manufacturing and has done research in Thermodynamics prior. He is also a part of Pi Tau Sigma, the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society at Purdue. In his free-time, Diego enjoys working out, playing video games, and hanging out with his friends.
Elizabeth Graf
Elizabeth is a senior in Mechanical Engineering from Buffalo, NY and is the Treasurer of PMEA. Previously, she interned with BorgWarner — a worldwide automotive industry components supplier — as their Component Analysis Engineering Intern. There she worked on projects involving electric motors for companies like Audi and Volkswagen. Prior, she worked for National Grid—an international power/utility company—on Electric Distribution Design where she helped create the electrical grid that supplies power to New York. Outside of PMEA, she’s been involved with Formula SAE, Mechanical Engineering Peer and Alumni Mentorship Programs, and serves as a mentor for various organizations at Purdue. She’s an active member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Women In Engineering Program (WIEP) helping students create success in and out of the classroom. Apart from academics, Liz enjoys boating, outdoor hockey, music, traveling, scuba diving, photography, and saying “Go Bills” to everyone she meets. ElizabethG
Emily Udell
EmilyU Emily is a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering. She currently leads a musical instrument project design team as part of Purdue Engineering Outreach, where she guides the design and implementation of an engineering instruments project geared towards elementary aged children. Her favorite experience as a part of PEO has been going to the Hanna Community Center and working with kids directly as they learn about the engineering design process through various engineering projects. In addition to PMEA and PEO Emily is involved with Purdue Run Club, Hiking Club, and is an active member of the Honors College. Her main career interests lie in product development and project management. In her free time, Emily enjoys running, hiking, cooking with friends, and playing many instruments.
Eugenio Frias Miranda
Eugenio Frias Miranda is a senior from San Juan, Puerto Rico and plans to pursue a career in Hardware Product Design within the technology industry. This past summer, he was an intern at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington where he filled the role of a Software Engineer. In the summer of 2020, Eugenio also interned at Microsoft as a Program Manager. Since the summer of 2019, Eugenio has done research on dynamics and vibrations at Herrick Labs under Professor Rhoads research group. Throughout the month of May 2019, Eugenio participated in a study abroad Finite Element Analysis course in Germany. On-campus he forms a part of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Eugenio enjoys spending his free time reading, watching/playing soccer, and gaining experience investing. EugenioFM
Hannah Gagelin
HannahGage Hannah is a junior from Arlington, Virginia majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in History. Previously, she has interned with L3Harris Technologies — a defense contractor and technology company — within the MicroElectronics department as a packaging intern. While there she helped design wiring setups and cables for production, and built a chiller package to cool a large electronics package. Outside of this organization, she’s been involved with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and mentors incoming sophomores to ME. She’s also a member of Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) and helped orient new students to Purdue for the past two summers as a Team Leader, Team Supervisor and is now a member of the Student Orientation Committee. Apart from academics, Hannah enjoys running, hiking, music, traveling, and reading.
Hannah Gjovik
Hannah is a senior from Aliso Viejo, California studying Mechanical Engineering. She is also working towards a minor in both Psychology and Electrical/Computer Engineering. Last summer she worked with Professor Blumenschein in the RAAD Lab at Purdue doing research in the soft robotics area, specifically with vine robots. In the past she has worked at Essentium Inc., a 3D printing company focused on developing 3D printers for use in the manufacturing space. At Purdue, Hannah is the tutoring chair in Pi Tau Sigma, the ME honor society, a mentor for sophomore ME students, and is on the student activities committee for PMEA. In her free time she enjoys traveling, baking, and painting. HannahGjo
Jason Inumerable
JasonI Jason is a Senior from Niles, IL majoring in Mechanical Engineering and pursuing a double minor in both Film and Video Studies and Communication. He spent this last summer on Co-op with Kimberly Clark in Roswell, Georgia working on the Wipers R&E team. He has previously researched nanoscale 3D printing and Chiral Metamaterials. On campus Jason is an active member of the Student Activities in PMEA, the treasurer of the Purdue Euchre club and Digital Media Officer of the Spikeball Club. Previously he was a finalist in the Fraser Speaking Competition, the Co-Captain of the Purdue League of Legends team, and a member of the Purdue Outing Club. In his free time, Jason enjoys climbing, watching movies, playing Spikeball, and watching Jeopardy. This next Summer he is going to be working with Northrop Grumman in Phoenix, AZ.
Jeffrey Huang
Jeffrey is a sophomore from Cupertino, California studying Mechanical Engineering. In PMEA, he is part of the Outreach Committee, introducing young students to the world of engineering through interactive, hands-on activities. He is also an active member of Purdue Baja Racing where he is involved in the manufacturing and assembling of an off-road vehicle in which Purdue races annually. Over the summer, Jeffrey worked as a Test and Evaluation Intern at the Battery Innovation Center. There, he worked with a variety of batteries ranging from cylindrical cells to pouch cells and ran different tests such as deep cycle and nail penetration to ensure battery performance and safety. In his free time, Jeffrey enjoys climbing and spending time outdoors with Purdue’s Outing Club. JeffreyH
Jennifer Ascher
JenniferA Jennifer is a senior from South Lyon, Michigan studying Mechanical Engineering. Last summer she worked in Reed City, Michigan for General Mills as a manufacturing engineering intern in the GoGurt division. In the past she has also worked for Caterpillar on manufacturing Large Wheel Loaders in Decatur, IL and at SC Johnson in their global engineering department focusing on liquids packaging. At Purdue, Jennifer is a student leader for the Purduettes women’s choir, a mentor for sophomore ME students, and is president of PMEA. In her free time she enjoys scuba diving, cooking, and reading. After graduation, she is excited to return full time to General Mills at their Yoplait facility in Michigan.
Jessica Howell
Jessica is a sophomore from Columbus, Ohio studying Mechanical Engineering with a double minor in Mathematics and Psychology. Last summer she interned at Worthy Engineering while working on HVAC systems, equipment validation, and programmable logic controllers. Aside from PMEA, she is involved in the Purdue Lunabotics team and serves as the lead of the drive team. She is also actively involved in Phi Sigma Rho, and the Women’s Club Lacrosse team. She has previously been involved in the EPICS program as well as the Purdue chapter of ASME. In her free time Jessica enjoys playing foosball, watching football, and participating in intramural ultimate frisbee and volleyball. JessicaH
Jordan Harris
JordanH Jordan Harris is a senior from Kennesaw, Georgia majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in design, graduating with Honors from the Honors College. Upon graduation, Jordan is working for P&G as an R&D Engineer. This past summer, Jordan was a Product Development Intern with Stellantis (formerly Chrysler) in Chelsea, Michigan where he worked with the brakes certification and testing department. In PMEA, Jordan was the Student Activities Committee Head previously and is now on the Outreach Committee. Outside of PMEA, Jordan is a peer mentor for sophomore ME’s and an active member in the Purdue Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). He is also a captain on the Purdue Men’s Club Lacrosse Team and has conducted research on autonomous humidity controllers in the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue. In his free time, Jordan enjoys producing music (Common J on all streaming platforms) and playing lacrosse.
Keenan Fitzharris
Keenan is a senior from Fort Wayne, Indiana, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Collaborative Leadership. Keenan is currently a member of the Public Relations Committee and is also a course coordinator for ME 199: How Stuff Works. In addition to being in PMEA, he is a second year Residents Assistant and participates in undergraduate research at XYZT Labs working with autonomous vehicles and acoustic motion planning. He hopes to continue his research in acoustics and robotics during graduate school. Over the past summers he has worked at Sure-Trac, NASA Glenn Research Center, and participated in a research fellowship. He has traveled to several different countries for mission work with organizations such as Food for the Hungry and Homes of Hope. Outside of the classroom Keenan enjoys photography, golfing, snow skiing, and building mechanical keyboards. KeenanF
Khalid Alothman
KhalidA Khalid Alothman is a Senior from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Manufacturing and a certificate in Applications in Data Science. I am a student in the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Gifted Scholarship Program (KGSP). Last summer Khalid did research on improving Internal Combustion efficiency at the Clean Combustion Research Centre (CCRC). Outside of PMEA, Khalid is part of the board of the Saudi Student Association (SSA) he plays a role in organizing events around campus that introduces the Arabic culture to campus. Khalid has also joined Engineering Projects In Community (EPICS) where he helped to design, plan low cost coffee huller for the impaired kids of Jamaica. Khalid is also interested in data science after he took the intermediate Every Boiler Engineer Codes (EBEC) class where he learnt about machine learning and clustering.
Kunal Mamtani
Kunal is a Junior from Hoffman Estates, IL majoring in Mechanical Engineering and pursuing a minor in Computer Science. He spent this last summer interning with Miller Electric in Appleton, WI working on their Power Systems Division products. He has previously researched the applications of Machine Learning on optimizing Finite Element Analysis problems. On campus, Kunal is involved with ASME working on their small projects team. Additionally he is a part of Formula SAE’s electronics team where he is working to develop a Drag Reduction System for next year’s car. In his free time he enjoys to play spikeball with Purdue’s Spikeball club, to ride his skateboard around, and to watch movies. KunalM
Lahiri Chitturi
LahiriC Lahiri is a senior from Carmel, Indiana majoring in Mechanical Engineering and pursuing a minor in Economics. Currently, she serves PMEA as an instructor for ME 199: How Stuff Works and as an outreach committee member. This past fall, Lahiri completed an internship in Global Sourcing and Supply Management at Apple on the battery team. Previously, she has also been a digital manufacturing engineering intern at Rolls-Royce and an operations intern at Trane Technologies. Outside of PMEA, Lahiri is an undergraduate research assistant for the Warsinger Water Lab, working on water desalination technology. Additionally, she works as a teaching assistant for the first-year honors engineering class and is a pit crew member for the Society of Women Engineers Grand Prix team. In her free time, Lahiri enjoys learning guitar, traveling, listening to music, and hanging out with family and friends.
Luis Almeida
Luis Almeida is a junior from Porto, Portugal, studying Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Economics. He works at the Malott Prototyping Suite in the ME building helping students develop class projects by providing insight into existing tools and materials and he just started working as a UTA for ME365. He has also done undergraduate research on the implications of size on the strength of LEGO beams alongside professor Thomas Siegmund, and presented his findings at IMECE 2021. At Purdue, Luis has been an active member of the Honors Mentor Program which he is now part of the council in the Event Planning Committee. In his free time he enjoys running, playing team sports, and traveling. After graduation, Luis wants to remain in the United States and pursue a career in Mechanical Product Design. LuisA
Matteo Gobry
MatteoG Matteo is a Sophomore from Mountain View, California studying Mechanical Engineering. He looks forward to being a member of the Public Relations in PMEA this year. Outside of which he is involved in Purdue’s Electric Racing team dedicated to designing and manufacturing an electric SAE car as a member of the vehicle dynamics sub-team. So far he has thoroughly enjoyed opportunities to apply the things he is learning in his classes, and intends to complement this knowledge with a minor in Art and Design. Outside of school, Matteo is also a French teacher. He likes to spend his leftover free time working out, going out in nature, and improving his cooking skills.
Nasser Alsinan
Nasser Alsinan is a junior from Saudi Arabia minoring in Creative Writing. He is sponsored by Saudi Aramco with the CDPNE program. In his freshman year, he participated in Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) with the Neighborhood Sustainability team, aiding in the Creative Park project by designing and prototyping a Tic-tac-toe puzzle. On campus, he has participated in the Student English Association, reviewing submissions to the Bell Tower magazine, as well as the Purdue Arab Society and the Saudi Student Association, helping in organizing events that celebrate Arab culture and identity. This summer, he will be interning at Saudi Aramco with the Inspection Department. His writings can be found on his personal blog titled TheseAreMyWritings. NasserA
Natalie Clapp
NatalieC Natalie is a junior from Memphis, IN majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Sustainable Engineering. Last summer she worked in Columbus, IN for Cummins Inc. as an advanced manufacturing engineer intern working primarily with 3-D printing technologies. In the summer of 2022, she will be interning at BP in Whiting, IN as a mechanical engineering intern. At Purdue, Natalie is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), on the Student Activities Committee for PMEA, and a mentor for sophomores in ME. In her free time she enjoys playing intramural sand and indoor volleyball on campus, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.
Nathan Robb
Nathan is a senior studying Mechanical Engineering from Pittsburgh, PA and pursuing a minor in economics. This past summer, Nathan was an intern at Phillips 66, working as a Refining Mechanical Engineering Intern at the Billings, MT plant. Previously, Nathan also worked as a Mechanical Engineering intern for Bechtel Corp. and Lighting Intern for The Efficiency Network. On campus, he is a member of the Purdue Mechanical Engineering Ambassadors, and an active member of the vehicle dynamics sub-team for Purdue Electric Racing, which is the electric SAE team at Purdue. Nathan was previously a peer mentor for freshman engineering students and a TA for ENGR 132. In his free time, Nathan enjoys playing soccer, cooking, and doing just about anything outdoors. NathanR
Nico Stella
NicoS Nico is a Sophomore from Syracuse, New York studying Mechanical Engineering. He is working with the PMEA Outreach Committee to help spread interest about Mechanical Engineering on and off campus. In the past, he was a part of ASME at Purdue, working on a team designing a prosthetic limb for a professional chef. He is looking forward to interning at Saab this upcoming summer where we will be working on radar system designs. He is also excited to study abroad next year and is working towards a minor in French. He plays on intramural soccer and volleyball teams, and outside of school, Nico loves to backpack, travel, and snowboard.
Nitya Agrawal
Nitya is a senior from Northern Virginia studying Mechanical Engineering. She has previously interned at NASA Johnson Space Center as a structures intern and Northrop Grumman Innovations Systems as a mechanical engineering intern. At Purdue, Nitya is the co-founder and captain of Boiler Robotics (BRC), a student organization that develops semi-autonomous Mars rovers capable of detecting presence of life, traversing Martian terrain, and servicing equipment. She was also an undergraduate researcher at the Multi-Scale Robotics & Automation Lab and was on the student leadership council for the NSF IoT4Ag research center. At PMEA, Nitya is on the outreach committee and was previously the outreach head. In her free time Nitya enjoys traveling, baking, and learning new instruments. NityaA
Noah Donovan
NoahD Noah is a sophomore from Vincennes, Indiana studying mechanical engineering. Noah looks forward to joining our company relations team to build connections with industry leaders to help bring opportunities to Purdue’s mechanical engineering students. This past summer, Noah worked at Rivet High School in their information technology department designing and integrating new systems that combined new technological equipment with the school’s existing management and data-handling systems including workstations, servers, interactive whiteboards, and more. Outside of PMEA, Noah is a tour guide for the Purdue University office of admissions, a member of Purdue’s Theme Park Engineering & Design Club, and more. In his free time, Noah enjoys traveling, cooking, playing volleyball, and watching Purdue sports.
Owen Crocker
Owen is a junior from Portage, Michigan studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Last summer, he interned with ThermalTech Engineering and gained experience in engineering consulting at their location in Richland, Michigan. He looks forward to interning with Whirlpool this summer at the global headquarters in Benton Harbor, Michigan. At Purdue, Owen has been heavily involved with several different EPICS teams and has gained experience in various officer and leadership roles. Also in EPICS, he was a Teaching Assistant for three consecutive semesters for the class, Transforming Ideas to Innovation. Additionally, Owen is actively involved as a mentor in ME 290 and conducts research alongside ECE Professor Peter Bermel with the goal to improve thermophotovoltaic efficiency. Outside of school, Owen has led as an orientation leader for new students in Boiler Gold Rush. In his free time, Owen enjoys solving puzzles, running, cooking, and participating in intramural volleyball and wallyball with friends. OwenC
Shatha Alrasheed
ShathaA Shatha Alrasheed is a junior from Saudi Arabia, studying Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Mathematics. She is also working towards a certificate in Collaborative Leadership. Shatha is a student in the Saudi Aramco CDPNE Scholarship Program. Upon graduation, she will be working as a maintenance engineer for Saudi Aramco. Last semester, she served as the tutoring chair in Pi Tau Sigma, the ME honor society, and mentored sophomore ME students. She participates in different mentoring programs such as the Muslim Student Association’s Big Little program and the Women in Engineering Mentees & Mentors Pair program. Shatha is a part of the PMEA outreach committee. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and camping.
Suajl Yagnik
Sujal Yagnik is a Senior from St. Louis, Missouri majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in manufacturing. In PMEA, Sujal is the course coordinator for How Stuff Works along with being an instructor for 4 semesters. He has also been on the outreach and company relations committees. Outside of PMEA, Sujal has interned with Phillips 66 in their maintenance and reliability division, Marathon Petroleum in their project management division, Heat Transfer Systems Inc. in their mechanical design group. Sujal has also been involved in the EPICS program at Purdue along with How Stuff Works and ME290 Peer Mentors. In his free time, Sujal enjoys playing golf, watching all sports and spending time with his friends. SujalY
Trenner Jones
TrennerJ Trenner is a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering from Evansville, Indiana. Last summer, he interned with Printpack — a food, pharmaceutical, and agricultural packaging company — as a manufacturing engineering intern in the Bloomington, Indiana facility. While there, he designed an ink pumping system and implemented a compressed air leak detection program for the facility. On campus, Trenner is actively involved on the prosthetics team in Purdue’s chapter of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a member of Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) and helped orient new students to Purdue for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters as a Team Leader and Team Supervisor. In his free time, Trenner enjoys listening to music, weightlifting, trying local coffee shops, and attending Purdue sporting events.
Trevor Ladner
Trevor is a Senior studying Mechanical Engineering from South Lyon, Michigan. He is the current Student Activities Committee Head of PMEA and former Vice President. He is pursuing minors in Intellectual Property Law, Political Science, and Engineering & Public Policy. Upon graduation, Trevor will be returning to work with Rivian Automotive as a TRAIL Interiors Engineer following the two internships he has completed with them. Trevor previously worked in R&D at Magna Seating of America. On campus, he is a Crew Chief for the Honors College Racing Crew - the Honors College team in the Purdue Grand Prix, a TA for the Honors First Year Engineering course - ENGR 161/2, a sister of Tau Beta Sigma, and a member of Purdue Bands and Orchestras as a percussionist in Symphony Orchestra. In his free time Trevor enjoys hanging out with friends, baking, and kayaking. TrevorL


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