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Officers

 

IMG_5455Michelle Lishner – President
Senior – Materials Science and Engineering: Nanomaterials concentration
president@ewbncsu.org

Hello! My name is Michelle Lishner and I am the President of NCSU’s Engineers Without Borders chapter. I am truly passionate about taking care of our planet and the people on it. Engineers Without Borders and I’s goal for future is parallel: to ensure that all people have their basic human needs met using sustainable technology. To me, the marriage between creating direct engineering solutions and helping people around the globe is quite romantic and thanks to Engineers Without Borders I am able to do just that. I am looking forward to collaborating with bright minds to expand our chapter and mission!

AndyAndy Grieshop – Faculty Advisor
apgriesh@ncsu.edu

Dr. Andy Grieshop of the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering is the awesome faculty advisor for our chapter. Click here to read more about Dr. Grieshop’s work.

 

IMG_5434Katie Knapp –  Vice President of Projects & Local Projects Lead
Junior – Environmental Engineering
vp_projects@ewbncsu.org

Hey guys! My name is Katie Knapp, and I am a junior in Environmental Engineering. This semester I am leading the our chapter’s Local Projects team. As a military brat, I have traveled since I was very young and hope to join the Air Force after graduation. I have been part of the color guard in State’s marching band for the past two seasons. I’m excited to expand my work and knowledge on sustainability, and Local Projects will allow for greater hands-on experience. I can’t wait to work around campus with other students! Go Pack!

IMG_5552Jash Gulabrai – Vice President of Chapter Development
Sophomore – Computer Science, minor in Spanish
vp_development@ewbncsu.org

Hey, my name is Jash and I am the VP of development for our chapter, as well as a member of the Sierra Leone Renewable Energy project team. I joined EWB during my first semester here at NC State and am eager to help the club grow and make a positive, tangible impact!


Project Leads


DSC_5234John Merrill – Sierra Leone Water Systems Lead 
Senior – Environmental Engineering

slw@ewbncsu.org

Hello! My name is John Merrill and am one of the project leads for our Sierra Leone Water Project. Having been involved with EWB for over three years, I have seen first-hand the enriching experience this organization can provide. From applying engineering design principles learned in the classroom to hands-on field work, EWB offers opportunities to broaden your educational experience while helping others meet their basic needs. If you’re interested in joining our team or simply learning more about what we do, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Parker Savage – Sierra Leone Water Systems Co-Lead
slw@ewbncsu.edu

 

IMG_5552Sarah McConnell – Guatemala Water Systems Lead
Sophomore – Industrial Systems Engineering, minor in Spanish
gws@ewbncsu.org

Hi everyone! My name is Sarah McConnell and I joined EWB my first semester at State and am now the Fundraising Director for the club. EWB is a great way to interact with all types of engineers and other majors, young and old. We learn how to work effectively on teams to solve real world problems and have fun in the process. I am involved with the Guatemala Water Systems Project and have used my Spanish skills to help in real situations. Please feel free to contact me with any questions about the club and I will do my best to answer!

IMG_5429Luke Shealy – Guatemala Water Systems Co-Lead
Freshman – Environmental Engineeirng
gws@ewbncsu.org

Hi, my name is Luke Shealy and I am one of the co-leads for the Guatemala Water Systems project. I’m studying environmental engineering here at NCSU. I also enjoy running, playing guitar, and audio production. EWB is a fantastic organization where technical knowledge can be utilized to make an impact. I am excited to work with EWB and expanded our mission of global development. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email.

 

IMG_5564Evan Grant – Sierra Leone Renewable Energy Co-Lead
Sophomore – Mechanical Engineering
slre@ewbncsu.org

“Howdy, my name is Evan Grant and I am currently a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Art and Design. I have spent one year as a member of the Sierra Leone Renewable Energy project team. This organization represents a tremendous opportunity for students with a passion for international service to use and develop their professional skills in order to help others in developing regions meet their fundamental needs. The projects we complete have a significant impact on the lives of real people abroad, and I am excited and honored to now serve as a project lead! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to either me or Virginia if you have any questions or just want to chat!”

IMG_5564Virginia Detrick – Sierra Leone Renewable Energy Co-Lead
Junior – Civil Engineering, minor in Renewable Energy
slre@ewbncsu.org

Hello! My name is Virginia Detrick and I am one of the project leads for the Sierra Leone Renewable Energy team. I am a junior studying Civil Engineering with a minor in Renewable Energy. I am incredibly excited to be a part of this chapter and to be able to collaborate with students and mentors on building sustainable engineering solutions for the developing world. EWB is a tremendous opportunity and valuable to become a part of while in college, so if you’re interested in joining our team, just let me know!

IMG_5434Katie Knapp – Local Projects Lead & VP of Projects
Junior – Environmental Enigneering
vp_projects@ewbncsu.org
local_projects@ewbncsu.org

Hey guys! My name is Katie Knapp, and I am a junior in Environmental Engineering. This semester I am leading the our chapter’s Local Projects team. As a military brat, I have traveled since I was very young and hope to join the Air Force after graduation. I have been part of the color guard in State’s marching band for the past two seasons. I’m excited to expand my work and knowledge on sustainability, and Local Projects will allow for greater hands-on experience. I can’t wait to work around campus with other students! Go Pack!

IMG_5464Matthew Guin – Local Projects Co-Lead
Freshman – Civil Engineering
local_projects@ewbncsu.org

Hi! I’m Matthew Guin, a freshman in Civil Engineering here at NC State and a co-lead of Local Projects here in EWB. Already in my short time here I’ve been able to see what a special club and opportunity Engineers Without Borders is. The kind of work that it does, that combines practical engineering with social care, is something that betters both the individual and the community that they are working for. Here in Local Projects, we’re applying that mindset of diligent engineering for community betterment right here on campus and in the surrounding areas. I’m looking forward to being a part of it!


Chapter Development Officers


IMG_5453Mike Scrudato – Administration Director
Freshman – Environmental Engineering
administration@ewbncsu.org

Hello, My name is Mike Scrudato and I am a freshman at NCSU majoring in Environmental Engineering. With regards to EWB, I am a part of the Sierra Leone Water Project team and the current Administrative Director. If there is anything I can do for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

IMG_5398Jeremy Lowe – Public Relations Director
Freshman – Environmental Engineering and English
pr@ewbncsu.org

Hey guys! I am Jeremy Lowe and I am currently studying environmental engineering and English here at the best university in the world, NC State. I am thrilled to serve as Director of Public Relations for EWB! I walked in the door about halfway through my first semester at NC State, and I haven’t wanted to leave since. I thoroughly believe in our efforts to empower the world through international development, and I hope to make a career out of it. If you want to get in contact with our chapter and get the gears moving, I’m your guy!

 

IMG_5544Erica Lisowe – Financial Director
Freshman – Biological Engineering
finance@ewbncsu.org

Hello! My name is Erica and I am a freshman majoring in Biological Engineering with an Ecological Concentration and a minor in Applied Ecology. I just joined EWB last semester, as a part of the Guatemala Water Systems project. I love getting to collaborate with a team of people to produce real advances towards global sustainability. EWB is a great opportunity to take your classroom knowledge into the real world, engineering to help those in need. I am excited to be a part of Chapter Development this year, to help EWB continue to provide sustainable solutions around the globe!

IMG_5552Aniket Palkar – Fundraising Director
Junior – Mechanical Engineering and Economics
fundraising@ewbncsu.org

Hey! My name is Aniket Palkar and I’m a junior in Mechanical Engineering and Economics here at State. Using our skills and education to make a positive impact on the world is what engineering is all about. Our chapter does an amazing job showing students that differences can be sparked through international development, and I am excited to be a part of the officer team that makes it happen. If you would like to make a donation or sponsor our chapter, give me a shout!

 

IMG_5542Jennifer Woods – Technical Director
Sophomore – Mechanical Engineering
webmaster@ewbncsu.org

Hello! My name is Jennifer Woods, and I am the technical director for this chapter. Being able to make a difference even as a student is an amazing opportunity, and I’m really excited to be part of this organization. Just shoot me an email if you have a question!