Diversity Committees

The Cockrell School has several Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees to help inform programs and initiatives for our community.

Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

The Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion works to identify initiatives and strategies to attract a diverse community, foster an inclusive environment and improve the experiences of students, faculty and staff through program development and financial investment.

2019-2020 Committee

Chair
Christine Julien
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Cockrell School of Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Vice Chair
Michele Meyer
Assistant Dean for Student Services
Cockrell School of Engineering

Members
Tricia Berry
Director, Women in Engineering Program

Alyson Bodner
Director, Engineering Student Life

Maura Borrego
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Corrine Cassel
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering

Enrique Dominguez
Director, Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

Kristen Kessel
Director, Ramshorn Scholars Program

Sarah Kitten
Academic Advising Coordinator, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Fernanda Leite
Associate Professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Christine Lin
President, Student Engineering Council
Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

Manojkumar Lokanathan
President, Graduate Engineering Council
Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

Michael Pyrcz
Associate Professor, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Rohan Sikdar
Undergraduate Student, Aerospace Engineering

Jeanne Stachowiak
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Nina Telang
Associate Professor of Instruction, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jerry Yang
Undergraduate Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cultural Awareness Committee

The Cultural Awareness Committee focuses on raising awareness of diversity among students, faculty and staff, and celebrating the diversity within our community through events and initiatives.

2019-2020 Committee

Members — Staff and Faculty
Alyson Bodner
Engineering Student Life
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Guillermo Alvarado
College of Natural Sciences

Amy Beebe
Women in Engineering Program

Tricia Berry
Women in Engineering Program

Shawntal Brown
Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

Enrique Dominguez
Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

Gillian Hagamen
Mechanical Engineering

Johnny Hill
Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

Christine Julien
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Cockrell School of Engineering

Michele Meyer
Assistant Dean for Student Services
Cockrell School of Engineering

Alyssa Ray
College of Natural Sciences

Supna Sharma
College of Natural Sciences

Shelby Todd
Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

Members — Students

Corrinne Cassel
Chemical Engineering

Adelina Hernandez
Civil Engineering

Yecenia Huerta
Civil Engineering

Marissa Jenkins
Computer Science

Ximena Mercado Garcia
Mathematics, Economics

Samantha Pliego
Human Development and Family Sciences

Logan Powell
Biochemistry

Diana Segura
Aerospace Engineering

Rainey Shah
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tyson Smiter
Mechanical Engineering

Francisco Valdez
Human Dimensions of Organizations

Landon Watson
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cockrell School Cares Committee

Cockrell School Cares is a student-run organization whose mission is to promote mental health, diversity, equity and inclusion in Texas Engineering.

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Instagram: @cockrell.school.cares
Facebook: cockrellschoolcares

2020-2021 Committee

Co-Directors
An Nguyen
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shelby Gammon
Biomedical Engineering

Leads
Anita Mishra
Professor Outreach
Biomedical Engineering

Shubh Desai
Professor Outreach
Biomedical Engineering

Michael Montez
Workshops & Events
Chemical Engineering

Anupriya Jose
Workshops & Events
Biomedical Engineering

Dennis Fer
Publicity
Biomedical Engineering

Jessie Jiang
Publicity
Biomedical Engineering

Jordan Blumberg
External Outreach
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adithya Chunangad
External Outreach
Chemical Engineering

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