I'm a Berkeley Engineer

Berkeley Engineering is the home to students with a variety of backgrounds, goals and interests. Meet some of our students and learn more about the experiences and opportunities they have found here.

Nery Barrera LopezNery Barrera

Class of 2018
Environmental Engineering Science

"When I realized that physics and math could be used to protect the environment, I couldn't think of anything else I wanted to be" other than an engineer.

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Emmanuel BonsuEmmanuel Bonsu

Class of 2018
Mechanical engineering

"I get to learn from the leading faculty professors who are well vested in their field of research."

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Christina ChoiChristina Choi

Class of 2019
Materials Sciences and Engineering

"Berkeley engineering students work hard and make a great community for study groups as well as a competitive but helpful environment."

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David Dominguez HooperDavid Dominguez Hooper

Class of 2018
Electrical engineering and computer sciences

During a Cal Day tour of Cory Hall, "I remember thinking to myself, 'If I’m not here at Cal, around all these bright people, and exciting new spaces, what am I doing?' "

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Nicholas FooNicholas Foo

Class of 2020
Industrial engineering and operations research

"The LeaderShape Institute ... gave me a different perspective as to what world I would like to see and how I can best utilize my current skills to achieve that vision."

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Siobhan GarrySiobhan Garry

Class of 2020
Bioengineering

"Berkeley ... has access to many research opportunities and resources. I also enjoy the city of Berkeley and the surrounding Bay Area."

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Joy GuJoy Gu

Class of 2018
Engineering Math and Statistics

During "a summer camp (held at UC Berkeley!) that focused on introducing high school students to engineering ... I fell in love with the teamwork, creativity, and problem solving that engineering is made of."

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Henry HaoHenry Hao

Class of 2020
Energy engineering

"My faculty advisor consistently instills the confidence that I need by providing practical, professional advice while remaining optimistic. My faculty advisor makes me feel like I can succeed at Berkeley Engineering."

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Mariyam JivaniMariyam Jivani

Class of 2019
Electrical engineering and computer sciences

"I like trying to find comfort in uncomfortability. Engineering does exactly that. It is a humbling experience."

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Melissa PerezMelissa Perez

Class of 2020
Civil and environmental engineering

"I am passionate about finding sustainable and affordable solutions to problems we face in the world today. I know Berkeley Engineering can guide me towards seeing my passion come to life, which is why I am here."

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Camille StuczynskiCamille Stuczynski

Class of 2019
Industrial engineering and operations research

Through the new Women Invested in Lifelong Leadership seminar, "I've been able to hear amazing women share their life lessons, discuss obstacles with my peers, and develop my personal leadership and confidence."

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Kyelo TorresKyelo Torres

Class of 2019
Mechanical engineering

" I have made amazing friends at Berkeley that are both peers and faculty. I have never had such a supportive group that pushed me to be the best I can be."

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Suman TripathySuman Tripathy

Class of 2019
Electrical engineering and computer sciences

"I've seen my friends balance jobs, work, family problems, extracurriculars, and friendships.  They truly exemplify the grit and strength Berkeley Engineering fosters in its students."

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Cody YannaCody Yanna

Class of 2019
Mechanical engineering

"I love how everyone here has grand ideas and a drive to pursue them."

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