We represent all majors & departments at Penn Engineering. Scroll down to see our 2019-2020 board! If you’re interested in joining, swing back around in September 2020 when applications open up.

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Vijay Ramanujan

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 2020
Contact: rvijay@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Vijay Ramanujan (SEAS ’20, W '20) serves as President of EDAB. He is a senior from Singapore, studying Mechanical Engineering and Finance. In addition to EDAB, Vijay is a member of the Penn Debate Society, MUSE Consulting, and the Philomathean Society. In his free time, he enjoys binge watching movies and television shows.


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Eddie Hammond

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 2020
Contact: edmundh@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Eddie is a senior from London, UK, and is studying Mechanical Engineering. In addition to EDAB, Eddie is the Managing Partner of The MindBank and Vice President of Professional Development in the SEAS Council. In his free time, he enjoys photography and any activity involving the Ocean.


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Curie Shim

Major: Systems Science and Engineering
Year: 2020
Bio: Curie Shim (SEAS'20) is a senior from Winston-Salem, NC pursuing a degree in Systems Science and Engineering. In addition to EDAB, Curie is a research assistant at the Cultural Evolution of Language Lab, Constituent Affairs Chair of the Penn Association for Gender Equity, and a member of the University-Wide Committee for Diversity and Equity. In her free time, she enjoys thrifting and cooking with copious amounts of garlic.


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Beni Shafer-Sull

Major: Systems Science & Engineering
Year: 2021
Contact: bshafer@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Beni Shafer-Sull (SEAS ’21, WH ’21) is a junior from New York, NY, pursuing a major in Systems Science & Engineering. In addition to EDAB, Beni is a member of the Wharton Undergraduate Data Analytics Club and Wharton Undergraduate Energy Group. In his free time, he enjoys writing commentary on Rap Genius and looking for the best new restaurants.


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Archit Dhar

Major: Systems Engineering
Year: 2021
Contact: architd@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Archit is a junior from Naperville, IL, and is pursuing a degree in Systems Engineering. In addition to EDAB, Archit is a member of the Nominations and Elections Committee, Penn Public Policy Initiative, and MUSE Social Impact Consulting. In his free time, you can catch him at WQHS blasting his favorite rap music on the radio or planning to go to Pottruck tomorrow - or at least by the end of the semester.


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Eric Liu

Major: Computer Science
Year: 2021
Bio: Eric Liu (SEAS ’21, W ‘21) is a junior from West Windsor, New Jersey pursuing a major in CIS. In addition to EDAB, Eric is a Rachleff Research Scholar, member of Penn BioTech Society, and part of Science Olympiad @UPenn. In his free time, he enjoys playing the ukulele, going on walks along Schuylkill River, and power napping.


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Santoshi Kandula

Major: Bioengineering
Year: 2021
Contact: santoshi@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Santoshi Kandula (SEAS '21) is a junior from Newark, Delaware and is studying Bioengineering. In addition to EDAB, Santoshi is a part of Engineers Without Borders, the Political Committee of South Asia Society, and research at Perelman. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, drawing, and dancing.


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Julian Samek

Major: Material Science Engineering
Year: 2022
Contact: jsamek@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Julian Samek (SEAS ‘22) is a sophomore studying MSE all the way from Canada. You can quickly find him on campus as his extreme height makes him quite easy to spot. Julian considers himself “a foodie” and is always trying to find creative ways to cook in his freshman dorm.


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Kunal Abichandani

Major: Computer Science
Year: 2022
Contact: akunal@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Kunal Abichandani (SEAS ‘22) is a sophomore studying Computer Science and is from Chennai, India. In addition to EDAB, Kunal is a member of YouthHack and Hult Prize Ivy. When he’s not geeking out about technology, he likes watching soccer, listening to music, and engaging in deep, philosophical conversations.


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Mary Chao

Major: Systems Engineering
Year: 2021
Contact: marychao@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Mary Chao (SEAS ‘21) is a junior from Denver, Colorado pursuing a major in Systems Engineering. When she isn’t missing the Colorado sunshine, she can be found hanging in E-Cafe with fellow members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, or watching comedy with members of Bloomers, Penn’s premier all-female musical sketch comedy troupe.


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Nicolas Barra

Major: Computer Science
Year: 2022
Contact: nbarra@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Nicolas Barra (SEAS ‘22) is a sophomore from Eden Prairie, Minnesota pursuing a degree in CIS. In addition to EDAB, Nicolas is a mentee to the Senior Design Team Fly-by-Logic, a member of the Student Federal Credit Union at the University of Pennsylvania, and hangs out with Mary and the other members of Theta Tau, a coed professional engineering fraternity. In his free time, he often spends time lamenting his lack of free time.


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Quinn Gallagher

Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Year: 2022
Contact: quinng@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Quinn Gallagher (SEAS ‘22) is a sophomore from Havertown, Pennsylvania and is pursuing a major in CBE. In addition to EDAB, Quinn is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Corporate Sponsorship Chair for Access Engineering, and a research assistant for Dr. Bomyi Lim. In his free time, Quinn likes to play soccer at Penn Park or talk really loudly in the Hill study lounge.


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Maria Jose Suarez

Major: Bioengineering
Year: 2022
Contact: masuarez@seas.upenn.edu
Bio: Maria Jose Suarez (SEAS ‘22) is an international sophomore from Heredia Costa Rica, pursuing a major in Bioengineering. Apart from being in EDAB, Maria is actively involved in Penn’s Biomedical Engineering Society, and does research at Hayes Lab. In her free time, she can be found running around Schuylkill River or going to bed before 10pm.