Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Past Cohorts

May 13, 2021 | 9:23 am

SUMMER 2021 COHORT

The Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Program ran as a remote experience June 7th to August 13th.  Meet the Summer 2021 Scholars below and learn about their summer research projects here.

Headshot photo of Design Scholar Keilani Adachi

Keilani Adachi

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2023

Faculty Mentor: Hannah Stuart

Xinyun Cao

Major/Class Year: Computer Science and Cognitive Science 2022

Faculty Mentor: Bjoern Hartmann

Resham Khanna

Major/Class Year: Cognitive Science and Psychology 2022

Faculty Mentor: Kosa Goucher-Lambert

Rajavi Mishra

Major/Class Year: Computer Science and Business Administration 2022

Faculty Mentor: Sarah Chasins

Ankita Morari

Major/Class Year: Sustainable Environmental Design 2023

Faculty Mentor: Eric Paulos

Headshot Nseke Ngilbus

Nseke Ngilbus

Major/Class Year: American Studies 2022

Faculty Mentor: Kosa Goucher-Lambert

Headshot of Imran Sekalala

Imran Sekalala

Major/Class Year: Data Science 2022

Faculty Mentor: Bjoern Hartmann

Philippa Steinberg

Major/Class Year: Molecular Cell Biology and Data Science 2023

Faculty Mentor: Sarah Chasins

SUMMER 2020 INAUGURAL COHORT

Despite unexpected challenges from COVID-19, the Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Program successfully launched in summer 2020 as a fully remote experience, with eight inaugural Design Scholars. Meet the Summer 2020 Scholars and learn about their research projects below.

Juan Carillo headshot Juan Carrillo

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2021

Project: Lucid Fabrication: Voice Controlled Six Axis Robotic Arm

Faculty Advisor: Eric Paulos

Headshot photo of Design Scholar Ashlyn D'Orazio Ashlyn D’Orazio

Major/Class Year: Bioengineering 2021

Project: Assistive Hand Exoskeleton

Faculty Advisor: Hannah Stuart

Headshot photo of Design Scholar Resham Khanna Michelle Gantos

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2022

Project:

Faculty Advisor: Eric Paulos

Headshot of Rafi Hanafiah Rafi Hanafiah

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2021

Project: The Search for an Intelligent Design Assistant

Faculty Advisor: Kosa Goucher-Lambert

Headshot of Amy Jiang Amy Jiang

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2022

Project: Pervasive Game Design to Motivate Sustainable Energy Consumption

Faculty Advisor: Kosa Goucher-Lambert

Headshot of Erin Kraemer Erin Kraemer

Major/Class Year: Computer Science 2021

Project: VehiCal

Faculty Advisor: Bjoern Hartmann

Exterior view of Jacobs Hall Omotara Oloye

Major/Class Year: Computer Science 2021

Project: Author IVE: Authoring Interactions for Virtual Environments through Disambiguating Demonstrations

Faculty Advisor: Bjoern Hartmann

Headshot of Natalia Perez Natalia Perez

Major/Class Year: Mechanical Engineering 2020

Project: Firefighting Robot

Faculty Advisor: Hannah Stuart