The Princeton chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers
Meet the Board
Interests/Hobbies: Work in research & development, drug development, and biotechnology; doing anything Jesus-related, spending time with family, working out, and traveling!
Over the Summer I: worked as a research & development intern for a pharmaceutical company.
NSBE Goals: My goals are to help our community achieve deeper bonds by implementing carefully designed panel discussions, career development events, study breaks, and fun activities.
Advice forIncoming Members: Embrace the community! NSBE is a family that supports, inspires, and uplifts each other. Don’t be afraid to lean on your peers for support and offer your help to others when needed.
Interests: Finance, African American studies, Real estate, and Weightlifting.
Over the Summer I: interned at a strategy consulting firm in Boston where I was able to craft innovative consulting solutions for a client by building and leveraging various technologies.
NSBE Goals: I’m committed to building a close-knit community and ensuring all NSBE members secure desired summer roles.
Advice for Incoming Members: Don’t hesitate to reach out – many upperclassmen (including myself) would love to connect and support!
Interests: Math, Biotech, Reading, and Poetry.
Over the Summer I: interned at a strategy consulting firm in NYC, where I helped build an AI tool by using machine learning for a client to evaluate their platform strategy.
NSBE Goals: I hope to increase outreach and support for Black students in STEM fields, by increasing engagement of students within NSBE as well as making NSBE more prominent in the engineering and larger Princeton community.
Advice forIncoming Members: Ask questions, go to office hours, reach out to upperclassmen and faculty for support, and build connections with your professors and classmates. Don’t be afraid of change, it’s better to realize what you like and dislike sooner.
Interests: African American Studies, Anime, Basketball, Video Games.
Over the Summer I: worked as an Operations Analyst at Goldman Sachs in Dallas.
NSBE Goals: To work with pre-collegiate NSBE and have more fun events with Princeton NSBE members.
Advice for incoming Members: Don’t be afraid to ask for help or reach out for advice/mentorship!
Interests: Power electronics, wireless communication, clean energy systems; soccer, ping pong, photography.
Over the Summer I: conducted research within the SWAN lab, about Leaky Wave Antennas, which are promising technology for 6G networks in wireless communication.
NSBE Goals: To contribute to the growth of NSBE while working together.
Advice forIncoming Members: Always believe in yourself because you are the creator and main character of your chapter at Princeton
Interests: Space robotics! Last summer I worked on navigation algorithms for lunar rovers that are going to the moon with the Artemis missions; I also love to dance—I am the President of BAC and a member of DiSiac.
Over the Summer I: conducted research at MIT in the Aeronautics and Astronautics department designing a heat treatment for turbine blades to get us a step closer to 3D printing rocket engine pieces.
NSBE Goals: To ensure we are exceeding expectations in the regional and national standards.
Advice forIncoming Members: Find friends who truly support you in what you do! You’ll need a strong support system to get through BSE!!
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, and trying new food.
Over the Summer I: did Computer Science research at Princeton.
NSBE Goals: To organize regular events that connect faculty with NSBE members.
Advice forIncoming Members: Be open to new experiences and take them as a chance to expand your horizons!
Interests: 3D printing, basketball, premier league.
Over the Summer I: worked as a Consulting intern.
NSBE Goals: Take full advantage of the larger incoming class with consistent event planning + expand the PCI program.
Advice forIncoming Members: Find a study group early!
Interests/Hobbies: playing soccer, listening to music, and thrifting; within ECE, I am interested in Computer Architecture.
Over the Summer I: did research under the RandLab, which specializes in thin-film devices.
NSBE Goal: to see more members attend the NSBE conference.
Advice forIncoming Members: it’s important to take external advice on classes/majors but don’t let it supersede your personal understanding of your journey.
Interests/Hobbies: the intersection between machine learning and electronics for the advancement of biotechnology; weightlifting, anime, rap, video games, and sports.
Over the Summer I: did research on campus within James Sturm’s lab, where we tried to see if was possible to use soft material printing to make microfluidic devices used for biomedical applications.
NSBE Goals: to expand our NSBE chapter and inspire more Black students to pursue STEM.
Advice forIncoming Members: Don’t be afraid to leave your comfort zone and try something new!
Interests/Hobbies: Information security and machine learning; working out, reading realistic fiction, & watching new TV shows
Over the Summer I: worked as a course fellow for our Freshman Scholars Institute on campus, where I helped incoming engineering students with coursework
NSBE Goals: to cultivate an even more connected and accepting space for our members, as well as increase interclass communication
Advice forIncoming Members: Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and talk to people, whether they may be other students or faculty! You’ll not only learn about diverse individuals but likely also learn more about yourself.
Interests: robotics, painting, tennis.
Over the Summer I: interned with American Airlines as a software developer.
NSBE Goals: To advance NSBE and invest in its impact at Princeton and in communities around Princeton.
Advice forIncoming Members: Invest time in your interests and hobbies and don’t be scared to explore them further