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Bryce Johnson

Coterminal MS candidate

Computer Science

My path to engineering started when I was 9 and went to see the movie ‘Iron Man’ with my family.

B.S.H. ’19

Bioengineering

We met a patient the other day who was about 3 years old.

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.

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.

Ana María Tárano

PhD candidate

Aeronautics and Astronautics

I’ve been at Stanford for almost 10 years working on my bachelor’s, master’s, and now my PhD in...

Jorge Cueto

MS ’18

Computer Science

I opened my letter of acceptance from Stanford with mixed emotions.

Justin Kruger

MS ’18

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Attaching the word ‘space’ before anything immediately makes it more exciting to me. (A car? Pretty cool...

PhD candidate

Chemical Engineering

I was 16 when I left home, and I’ve worked very hard to become the independent 26-year-old that I am...