Current Scholars

Headshot of Katilin FaganKaitlin Fagan
Kaitlin Fagan is a freshman from Memphis, TN. She is currently studying in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems engineering and pursuing a minor in sustainability. She is also looking forward to getting involved with several of the clubs and opportunities that GW and the DC area have to offer.

 

 

 

Headshot of Camille HumphreysCamille Humphreys
Camille Humphreys is a freshman from New Orleans, LA, studying biomedical engineering. Currently, she is interested in a future working with prosthetics. At GW she is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and the College Democrats. Camille is excited to explore internship and research opportunities while living in Washington DC.

 

 

 

Headshot of Claudio MartinezClaudio Martinez
Claudio Martinez is a freshman from Springfield, VA. He is studying in the Department of Computer Engineering. He is looking into the possibility of a minor in computer science. Claudio is eager to explore the internship opportunities offered in the DC area.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Gabriella PetrilloGabriella Petrillo
Gabriella Petrillo is a freshman pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering. She was born in Venezuela but was raised in Puerto Rico and spent her high school years in Germany. In the upcoming years at SEAS, she plans to get involved in clubs, research, and internship opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Jenna PressmanJenna Pressman
Jenna Pressman is a freshman from Westchester, NY. She is studying biomedical engineering and is interested in a psychology minor. She is also on the GW Cross Country and Track team. Jenna looks forward to all the internship and job opportunities the nation’s capital has to offer and plans to get involved in some of the many clubs at GW.

 

 

 

Headshot of Josh YardleyJosh Yardley
Josh Yardley is a freshman studying mechanical engineering from Sellersville, PA. In high school he competed on the varsity water polo and swim teams. He was also a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and Table Tennis Club. He is on the varsity water polo team at GW and plans to explore the numerous engineering, community service, and sports clubs that GW offers.

Headshot of Alex BroaddusAlex Broaddus
Alex Broaddus is a sophomore from Ashburn, VA. He is currently studying in the Department of Computer Science and is interested in the field of cyber security. Alex is a member of the GW Robotics Team and plans to get involved with research and internship opportunities during his time at GW. During the summer of 2018 he interned with the GW Office of Technology Services.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Jacob CannizzaroJacob Cannizzaro
Jacob Cannizzaro is a sophomore from Brattleboro, VT, studying in the Department of Computer Science. Jacob is currently interested in cybersecurity but is also exploring the field to pick a concentration. He looks forward to delving into the different clubs GW has to offer and plans to get involved with research.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Katherine GoldrickKatherine Goldrick
Katherine Goldrick is a sophomore from Long Island, NY. She is pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering and hopes to attend medical school. The Clark Scholarship has allowed her to study abroad for her spring 2019 semester at Queen Mary University of London. At GW, Katherine is an active member of a women’s health empowerment group called CHAARG. She also is the events coordinator for the School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN). During the summer of 2018 Katherine interned as a STEM instructor at the Hofstra University Science Camp and participated in a medical mission trip in Leogane, Haiti.

 

 

Headshot of Arianna HavenArianna Haven
Arianna Haven is a sophomore studying in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and is originally from Philadelphia, PA. Currently, she is studying abroad in Sydney, Australia at the University of New South Wales. At GW, Arianna is an active member of the GW Baja Team and is a part of the professional engineering fraternity, Theta Tau. She has prior experience interning at Braskem, a Philadelphia-based engineering firm. This past summer, she was lucky enough to continue on with Braskem as an intern at its petrochemical manufacturing plant in Marcus Hook, PA. She is excited to explore new internship opportunities and extra-curriculars as she works toward completing her degree.

 

Headshot of Nicholas JinNicholas Jin
Nicholas Jin is a sophomore from Princeton, NJ. He is currently pursuing a major in electrical engineering and a minor in music. At GW, he is on the club water polo team and plays cello in the chamber music program. Additionally, he tutors with Professor Shahrokh Ahmadi at School Without Walls. Last summer, he interned at the electric utility Exelon-ConEd in the emerging technologies division, where he researched micro-grid technology.

 

 

 

Headshot of Masen KaneMasen Kane
Masen Kane is a sophomore from Collinsville, IL. He studies in the Department of Computer Science and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science with a minor in Arabic. He is interested in the field of cyber security and wants to pursue a career in counter-terrorism. During the summer of 2018 he provided STEM support at Collinsville High School.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Jason NafashJason Nafash
Jason Nafash is a sophomore mechanical engineering student from Warwick, NY. Jason is involved with the GW Baja Team and with GW Catholics and is a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. During the summer of 2018 Jason interned with Triangle Manufacturing, a medical device maker, in Upper Saddle River, NJ.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of Joseph SignorelliJoseph Signorelli
Joseph Signorelli is a sophomore in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Toms River, NJ. He is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering concentrated in aerospace and also plans to minor in electrical engineering. With a strong passion for rocketry, Joseph is an active member of the GW Rocket Team, where he works on the GW rocket that is launched at Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico every year. He worked as an athletic tutor during the fall 2018 semester, assisting athletes in various different subjects. During the summer of 2018, Joseph interned for Honeywell as a business development assistant at its global headquarters in Morris Plains, NJ.  During the spring 2019 semester, he is studying abroad at the University of Sydney in Australia.

 

 

Headshot of Zachary StecherZachary Stecher
Zachary Stecher is a sophomore from Atlantic City, NJ. He studies in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, focusing on structural engineering, and minoring in business administration. Zachary is a member of the GW Men’s Club Volleyball and GW Club Triathlon teams.   During the summer of 2018 and winter of 2019 he interned with Remington and Vernick Engineers in Pleasantville, NJ. During his spring 2019 semester, Zachary is studying abroad at The University of Technology, Sydney. He looks forward to performing research with Professor Pedro Silva when he returns in the summer.

 

 

Headshot of Arjun VijayArjun Vijay
Arjun Vijay is a sophomore from Portland, OR, pursuing a major in computer science and a minor in mind-brain studies. He is a member of GW Hacks, Systems Hacking Club, and the GW Chess team. Outside of GW, Arjun is interested in exploring in the intersections between computer science and cognitive science. During the summer of 2018 he interned with Hotwax Commerce performing dataset analysis. 

 

 

Samantha Brick Samantha Brick
Samantha Brick is a junior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  She is interested in structural engineering and is currently a member of GW's Steel Bridge Team. She is also the president of Alpha Omega Epsilon, a professional and social engineering sorority. Samantha studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland, in spring 2018. Last summer, she interned with the Public Works Department of the City of Madras, OR, and was involved with inventory of the city's transportation infrastructure. Samantha is from Redmond, WA.

  

 

Caitlin Carfano Caitlin Carfano
Caitlin Carfano is a junior from Toms River, NJ. She studies in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is pursuing a degree in electrical engineering with a concentration in medical preparation. Caitlin is a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon and a mentor for incoming freshmen as a member of the School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN). Caitlin also serves as a volunteer at an elementary school STEM club that she co-founded. During the summer of 2018, Caitlin conducted nanoscience research at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She completed a study abroad semester at the University of Sydney, Australia, in spring 2019. During the summer of 2019, Caitlin interned with SRC, Inc. in Chantilly, VA, developing new radar and communication system products.

 

Camille Daszynski Camille Daszynski
Camille Daszynski is a junior studying in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a member of the School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN), an undergraduate representative for the Biomedical Engineering Society, a member of GW Catholics, and a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon, a professional engineering sorority. She has been working as an undergraduate research assistant in Professor Murray Loew’s breast tumor infrared imaging laboratory, helping screen volunteers and work on mechanical improvements to the devices. During the summer of 2018 she interned in Professor Vesna Zderic’s therapeutic ultrasound laboratory. Camille studied at Korea University in the spring semester 2018. She is from San Jose, CA.

 

Headshot of Allegra FarrarAllegra Farrar
Allegra Farrar is a junior pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering with a concentration in aerospace. She currently works in the Flight Dynamics and Controls Lab at GW to integrate proximity sensors into an operating drone. Additionally, Allegra has taken on a leadership role within the GW-Sat Cube Satellite project for the Attitude Determination and Controls (ADCS) Team. Allegra is also vice president of the GW brand for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, where she networks with other local university branches as well as the National Capital Section. Allegra previously interned with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory in its Systems Engineering Division and is looking forward to her summer 2019 internship with Northrop Grumman, where she will work directly with the James Webb Space Telescope, mirroring her interests in orbital mechanics and mission control. She is a proud member of the mechanical engineering honors society Pi Tau Sigma and the National Society for Black Engineers. Allegra completed a study abroad semester at University College Dublin, Ireland, in spring 2018. She is from Canton, MA.

 

Dalaney Foster Delaney Foster
Delaney Foster is a junior in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering with a robotics concentration. She founded Unified Robotics, a Special Olympics program that brings robotics and programming to students with intellectual disabilities. Delaney previously interned in a neurobiology lab, where she studied spontaneous electrical activity in the developing brain, and in a lab focusing on assistive robotics and Autism Spectrum Disorder research. Delaney is president of the GW Robotics team; director of Outreach for GW Scientific Review; and a member of the GW Rocket team, Society of Women Engineers, School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN), and the professional engineering sorority, AOE. She completed a study abroad semester at University College Dublin, Ireland, in spring 2018 and the following summer proceeded to intern at AMT Senior Aerospace. For summer 2019, Delaney will intern at Microsoft, working on the Devices Team. She is from Seattle, WA.

Nathan Pollock Nathan Pollock
Nathan Pollock is a junior in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. He is a Peer Assisted Learning Tutor for SEAS, as well as a member of the GW National Eagle Scout Association. He also volunteers with other students at the School Without Walls under the direction of Professor Shahrokh Ahmadi. Nathan completed a study abroad semester at University College Dublin, Ireland, in spring 2018. During the summer of 2018 he interned with Raven Industries in Latrobe, PA, assisting with research and development in plastics manufacturing processes. This coming summer, Nathan will intern at Kennametal, Inc. working on design and product engineering of industrial materials.  Nathan is from Latrobe, PA.

 

Zachary Williams Zachary Williams
Zachary Williams is a junior from upstate New York studying in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Here at GW, Zachary is vice president of Theta Tau, a co-ed professional engineering fraternity, president of Engineering World Health, a member of the School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN), and the professional development chair of the Biomedical Engineering Society. He conducts research in Dr. Zhenyu Li’s biosensor and microfluidics laboratory, working on developing soft robotic actuators that mimic human skin and assisting other students in the fabrication of other biosensors. Zachary completed a study abroad semester at University College Dublin, Ireland, in spring 2018. During the summer of 2017 and 2018 he was a Summer Fellow at the Masonic Medical Research Institute in Utica, NY.

Sydney Bailes Sydney Bailes
Sydney Bailes is a senior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and is originally from Nashville, TN. She is a member of the University Honors Program, where she serves as an Honors Peer Advisor to incoming freshman. Sydney is also a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon, a professional engineering sorority. She volunteers as an instructor for the An Bryce Foundation's Saturday Institute, where she helps teach sixth graders reading and math. Sydney completed a semester of study abroad at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, in spring 2017.  During the summer of 2018 she interned in SEAS Professor Murray Loew’s Medical Imaging Laboratory. Sydney hopes to pursue a career in medical technology.

 

Jackie Bellefeuille Jackie Bellefeuille
Jackie Bellefeuille is a senior in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, pursuing a major in systems engineering and minors in computer science and political science. She is a member of the GW Robotics Team, the GW Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and the Society of Women Engineers. Jackie completed a study abroad semester at Korea University in fall 2017. During the summer of 2018 she interned with CAE in Arlington, VA.  Jackie is from Eden Prairie, MN.

 

 

Joelle Dowling Joelle Dowling
Joelle Dowling is a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. She is a sister in the Kappa Delta sorority and a member of the GW Ultimate Frisbee team. During spring 2017, Joelle studied abroad for a semester at Korea University. During the summer of 2018 she interned in Madrid, Spain, for a National Science Foundation program investigating autonomous and electric vehicles.  Joelle is from Washington Township, NJ.

 

 

 

Meghan Englert Meghan Englert
Meghan Englert is a senior in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering and is focusing her studies on biomechanics. She hopes to work on designing and developing prosthetic devices in the future. This past summer Meghan interned with Systems Planning and Analysis in Alexandria, VA, on the Ship Systems Integration Team. She completed a semester of study abroad at University College Dublin, Ireland in spring 2017. Meghan is a member of the GW Club Softball Team and serves as the fundraising chair for the team. She is from Wyckoff, NJ.

 

Headshot of Conor GillespieConor Gillespie
Conor Gillespie is a senior in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. At GW, Conor is co-captain of the Baja SAE team and plays violin in the University Orchestra. In spring 2017, he studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland, at University College Dublin. This past summer he interned with Tesla in Palo Alto, CA. Conor is from West Chester, PA.

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Medley Jonathan Medley 
Jonathan Medley is a senior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He is pursuing a second degree in theatre as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Jonathan mentors incoming freshmen as a member of the School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN). He also tutors at the Science Lab at I School through Engineering World Health. Jonathan completed a semester of study abroad at University College Dublin, Ireland in spring 2017. He interned with GW Medical Faculty Associates last summer, investigating active feedback for ventilators. Jonathan is from Richmond, VA.

 

 

Kyle Pett Kyle Pett
Kyle Pett is a senior from Toms River, NJ, studying mechanical and aerospace engineering. He is currently employed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum’s explainers’ program. His hobbies include swimming, hiking, and exploring new places, especially here in DC. During this past summer, Kyle interned with Roush CleanTech in St. Livonia, MI, working on propane powered delivery trucks. Kyle completed a semester of study abroad at the University of New South Wales, Australia, in spring 2017.

 

 

 

Headshot of Dietrich ReidenbaughDietrich Reidenbaugh
Dietrich Reidenbaugh is a senior in the Department of Computer Science. He leads projects for the SEAS Computing Facility, is the treasurer for the GW Association for Computing Machinery, and has previously served as the director of finance for the GW Residence Hall Association. During the summer of 2018, Dietrich interned with Amazon in Seattle, WA; the previous summer he interned at Intelligent Automation, Inc., a D.C.-area technology research and development company. In spring 2017, he studied abroad at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. Dietrich is from Boise, ID.

 

 

Snouffer Alexander Snouffer
Alexander Snouffer is a senior from Hagerstown, MD, majoring in mechanical engineering, with a concentration in robotics. During the fall of 2017, Alex studied abroad at the University of Technology Sydney. Outside of school, he enjoys restoring vintage metal working machinery and mechanical antique watches. He is currently designing and constructing his own mechanical watch, including making his own tools and machinery for specific operations. Alex interned during the summer of 2018 with Volvo Trucks in Hagerstown, MD, and is currently interning with The Naval Research Laboratory in its Advanced Space Robotics division. After graduation, Alex will work toward his master’s degree in mechanical engineering here at GW.