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Assistant Professor

Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

In Iran, where I grew up, there are many female engineers and I never really doubted my ability to...

Kate Gasparro

PhD Candidate

Civil & Environmental Engineering

I’m actually a third-generation civil engineer.

Ellen Ochoa

MS ’81, PhD ’85

Electrical Engineering

I was in Mission Control during the Columbia disaster in 2003.

Kolade Adebowale

PhD Candidate

Chemical Engineering

During my junior year in college, I met a few people who had been diagnosed with HIV. I was inspired by...

Flora Mechentel

PhD Candidate

Aeronautics and Astronautics

As a child, I loved watching planes and visiting busy airports.

Jeannette Bohg

Assistant Professor

Computer Science

One evening, last summer, I sat by a small fire along with about 20 high school girls from around the...

Omer Reingold

the Rajeev Motwani Professor in Computer Science

Computer Science

A computer scientist teaching a theater class is a bit unusual, I’ll grant you that. But is it so...

Kwabena Boahen

Professor of Bioengineering and of Electrical Engineering

Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering

My first computer was essentially a glorified electronic calculator that could run BASIC programs.

Catie Cuan

PhD candidate

Mechanical Engineering

I didn’t study engineering in college.

MS ’19, Electrical Engineering; PhD Candidate, Applied Physics

Electrical Engineering

I went to preschool at NASA because my parents work at Ames Research Center.