Ambassadors

Jay Bishop

Jay Bishop

Hometown
Weatherford, TX

Major(s)
Computer Science

High School Attended:
Weatherford High School

Why does engineering excite you?
It is an ever-changing field with many different opportunities.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
Discovery Park is the perfect place to learn and study. We are provided all of the tools and resources needed to be successful in our field.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Be a software developer.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
The next greatest video game.

Bianca Cordero-Bizarreta

Bianca Cordero- Bizarretta


Hometown

Plano, TX

Major(s)
Biomedical Engineering

High School Attended:
John Paul II High School

Why does engineering excite you?
It’s constantly changing and you can pioneer new technology that can be used to improve people’s lives.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The diversity of students and faculty as well as the project-based curriculum here at Discovery Park.

What would you like to do after graduation?
I would like to work with prosthetics and be able to help improve them.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
I would like to design better spacesuits for NASA. The ones they have now are just too bulky. Something slimmer but yet have the same or better technology such as constantly checking vitals and sending information to the control center back on Earth in real time.

Gabriella Bridges

Gabriella Bridges


Hometown

Allen, TX

Major(s)
Biomedical Engineering

High School Attended:
Allen High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Engineering is always changing and growing and is a great way to put my creative abilities to the test.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
I love that we have Discovery Park and various instruments and equipment.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Work at Organovo, modernizing biomaterials and tissue engineering.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
A 3-D printed heart.

Kevin Dempsey

Kevin Dempsey


Hometown

Denton, TX

Major(s)
Electrical Engineering

High School Attended:
Denton High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Learning how things work in the engineering field.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
Use of my imagination within classes and projects.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Work in Automation or prosthetics

If you could design anything, what would it be?
Create the next generation prosthetics

Maddie DeVega

Maddie DeVega


Hometown

Euless, TX

Major(s)
Biomedical Engineering

High School Attended:
Colleyville Heritage High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Engineering presents you with infinite opportunities to be innovative and to make the world a better place. It’s challenging, but the work is never boring.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
I love the sense of community on the engineering campus. It is a fairly small college, so it’s very easy to get close to your peers and professors.

What would you like to do after graduation?
I plan on pursuing either a Masters in Prosthetics, Orthotics or a Masters in Engineering Management.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
I would like to design a medical device that will aid the body in creating cartilage faster in areas affected by osteoarthritis.

Terrance English

Terrance English


Hometown

Dallas, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical Engineering Technology

High School Attended:
Skyline High School

Why does engineering excite you?
I love to innovate!

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The friendliness of the faculty and staff.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Work for a global company, and start up my own brand.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
Time Machine.

Calum Fletcher

Calum Fletcher


Hometown

Colleyville, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical Engineering Technology

High School Attended:
Colleyville Heritage High School

Why does engineering excite you?
The ability to solve problems and apply them to real-world issues.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The staff is engaging and is open to help you, there are a lot of great technologies, and the atmosphere is welcoming.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Work at either a manufacturing facility or product design.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
A car that runs off something that had renewable fuel.

Bobbye O’taviour Gentry

Bobby O’taviour Gentry


Hometown

Fort Worth, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical and Energy Engineering

High School Attended:
Polytechnic High School

Why does engineering excite you?
The creativity in making dreams and imagination a reality.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
Getting to experience Discovery Park and working towards graduation. Engineering school here at UNT is by far the greatest challenge I have experienced in life.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Continue to work in the nuclear industry and I have goals of being a Senior Reactor Operator for a nuclear plant.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
I would remaster the 1968 Dodge Charger. It’s Mopar or no car.

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson


Hometown

Dallas, TX

Major(s)
Electrical Engineering

High School Attended
Life School High

Why does engineering excite you?
Because it challenges me.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The people, students, and the community.

What would you like to do after graduation?
I would like to work for the Ford Motor Company.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
I would like to design the next generations of luxury cars.

Pramson Kurien

Pramson Kurien


Hometown

Carrollton, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical Engineering Technology

High School Attended:
R.L. Turner High School

Why does engineering excite you?
I like to learn about new technology and how things work.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The project based learning and being plugged in to what goes on in real companies.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Work somewhere that allows me to travel and meet the most variety of people.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
A way to travel through the city that’s convenient, fast and safe.

Savath Lieng

Savath Lieng


Hometown

Little Elm, TX

Major(s)
Electrical Engineering

Minor(s)
Mathematics

High School Attended:
Little Elm High School

Why does engineering excite you?
I've always been a problem solver. You can usually pick out the kids who will grow up to be engineers. They're the ones tearing apart their Nintendo, their VCR, etc... Oddly enough, when they put them back together, they still work. Or they work better.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
The one main thing I like about UNT's College of Engineering is that we have our own campus essentially. Everyone in the building is engineering students and we all have something in common.

What would you like to do after graduation?
My plans after graduation is to hopefully seek a permanent job at Boeing as an engineer. With that I want to be a part of a team that designs the next generations of planes.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
Going back to the last question, I said I want designs the next generations of planes. To go further into that, I've always had a passion for planes and to design one myself, that would be amazing.

Liliana Mendoza

Liliana Mendoza

Hometown
Dallas, TX

Major(s)
Biomedical Engineering

High School Attended:
Skyline High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Engineering excites me because is a creative way to improve quality of living through machinery.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
My favorite part about the College of Engineering at UNT is the faculty and staff. They are extremely helpful and care about individual students who seek help.

What would you like to do after graduation?
After graduation, I hope to enter graduate school and earn a Ph. D in Biomedical Engineering to ultimately design prosthetics for veterans.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
I would like to design active prosthetics that move through brain signals just like a normal limb. I would make it as comfortable as possible for patients who need it.

Marissa Ortega

Marissa Ortega


Hometown

Fort Worth, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical and Energy Engineering

High School Attended:
R.L. Paschal High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Engineering excites me because I can use the skills I’ve learned in classes and apply them to real world situations. Also, you can use what you’ve learned to create things that can change the world in a positive way.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
My favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering is that the professors are always happy to help students in any way they can.

What would you like to do after graduation?
After I graduate I would like to work at Lockheed Martin on the manufacturing line for various aircraft.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
If I could design anything it would be a fully functioning teleporter. This could be good for the environment as you would not use fuels that could harm the environment and it would cut down on travel time.

Robert P Smith



Hometown
Somerville, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical and Energy Engineering

High School Attended:
Somerville High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Creative application of intellectual problem solving.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
Having an intimate environment.

What would you like to do after graduation?
Rule the world.

If you could design anything, what would it be?
Iron man suit or orbital ral guns.

Isabella Venegoni

Isabella Venegoni


Hometown

Plano, TX

Major(s)
Mechanical and Energy Engineering

High School Attended:
Plano West Senior High School

Why does engineering excite you?
Engineering excites me because of its application to real world situations. I love learning new things and how to channel what I've learned into creating things that positively impact the world.

What is your favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering?
My favorite part about the UNT College of Engineering is the faculty and staff that go above and beyond to help students achieve their goals.

What would you like to do after graduation?
I would like to continue my education after graduation and earn a masters degree in mechanical engineering. 

If you could design anything, what would it be?
If I could design anything, it would be one affordable, efficient way for everyone to travel on renewable energy.

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