Name: Kimberly Bennett Year: First Year Major: Bioengineering Career Interest: Neuroengineering Hobbies: Camping and Hiking Favorite Food: Salmon! Why you want to go to China: I have always been fascinated by chinese culture and look forward to experiencing it first-hand while sinultaneuously working on an amazing project with equally amazing people.
Leslie De Jesus
Name: Leslie De Jesus Year: Second Year Major: Electrical Engineering Career Interest: Integrated Systems and Photography Hobbies: Exploring and Photography Favorite Food: I love all foods equally Why you want to go to China: I love adventuring and exploring new places. Our visit to China will be my first time visiting a foreign country. I am super excited to be introduced to a new culture and see all the things China has to offer.
Name: Soraya Johnson Year: Second Year Major: Chemial Engineering Career Interest: Nanotechnology Hobbies: Theater, Dance, Making Music Favorite Food: Anything Sweet Why you want to go to China: Visiting China this summer excites me because of how different the culture and lifestyle is outside America. I also look forward to gaining research experience and growing as a team over the course of this summer. I have a pretty bad sweet tooth, so I hope to find Chinese desserts and delicacies to try.
Name: Jordan Keys Year: Fourth Year Major: Bioengineering Career Interest: Nanotechnology and Biodegradable Implantation Hobbies: Painting and Gardening Favorite Food: Indian Curry Why you want to go to China: I think it's important to see the world from different perspectives, and that's why I can't wait to immerse myself in a new culture and get out of my comfort zone. I'm also excited to work with and learn from a diverse team of students to help develop this field of research.
Name: Catherine Lai Year: First Year Major: Electrical Engineering Career Interest: Software Engineer Hobbies: Tennis and Badminton Favorite Food: Anything noodle soup Why you want to go to China: I love traveling and it's probably been about a decade since i have visited China and my relatives.
Name: Jacob Poole Year: Third Year Major: Computer Science Career Interest: Education and Embedded Systems Hobbies: Video Games, Hiking, Fooding Favorite Food: Burritos of any kind Why you want to go to China: My mom is Chinese and I'm interested in seeing where my family traditions come from. I'm a big one for food so I'm super excited to eat the delicious food.