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Head of Communications Zone
I am a Junior level student working on my Chemical Engineering degree. I have a healthy dose of artistic and coding skills and am also learning Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. I love helping out in the community when opportunities pop up and being an enabler to other’s success.
I am a Junior Chemical Engineering student, and it is a privilege to serve as the Chair this year. A fun fact about me is I am a born and raised islander. Some goals of mine are to RECRUIT, RETAIN ENGAGE and EMPOWER our members, also to cultivate a very inclusive environment as we continue to spread our NSBE LUV with our new and continuing members.
I am a junior studying mechanical engineering and a fun fact about me is I like to travel. My goals are to develop our members not only professionally but personally through workshops and committees. I hope to continue the utilization of committees to develop our members into strong leaders and reach our goal of graduating 10,000 black engineers by 2025.
Head of Finance Zone
I am 5th Year Mechanical Engineering Major. Some of the things I have planned for NSBE include building our corporate relationships for years to come and making sure NSBE is financially secure for the future. Some of my hobbies & interests include: Traveling and Sports!
Head of Programs Zone
I’m a junior in Mechanical Engineering Technology, and I am the Programs Chair for UH NSBE. This is my 3rd year being involved in NSBE, and I’m proud to say this organization gave me the opportunity to land my first and second co-op experiences! I look to continue to grow within this organization and give back.
I am a senior majoring in Civil Engineering. I plan to specialize in structural engineering. I hope to one day start a civil engineering consulting firm. I enjoy outdoor activities and sports like hiking, soccer and basketball.
Electrical engineering sophomore with an interest in the power and energy industry. My future plans include learning a career in the energy industry and starting a tech business.
Hello, I am a Masters student studying Mechanical Engineering. My hobbies are mostly exercising, playing basketball, gaming, listening to music. For this chapter, my goal is to get more graduate students involved with NSBE by providing means in which they can navigate both their personal and professional goals.
Career Fair Chair
I am a Junior at the University of Houston majoring in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Signals, Communications, and Controls. My passion for professional development led me to take his role as Career Fair Chair. My goal for NSBE is to create more opportunities for members to engage, network, and learn about the variety of opportunities available to them both in and outside of school.
My name is Joan Wawire and I am a sophomore pursuing Petroleum Engineering. My home country is Kenya. I am excited to serve you as Finance Chair this year and plan to make a positive impact in the organization.
Career Fair Assistant II
I’m currently a sophomore in Mechanical Engineering Technology and after graduation, I am interested in the development of technology relating to renewable energy as well as space exploration. When I’m not occupied with duties for NSBE or my assignments, I spend my time in the gym as I’ve been a competitor in power-lifting for the last few years.
I am currently a senior studying in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. I’ve been in NSBE since my freshman year. I I have worked with Cub Camp since my sophomore year and I was previously the Head Director of Camp.
Currently, I am a junior in chemical engineering. Previously, I was a member of NSBE’s coding team where I updated the spreadsheets used for signing in. This has allowed me to gain valuable experience, and I hope to grow professionally and secure an internship.
I am a Junior chemical engineering student minoring in Energy & Sustainability and Chemistry. I like traveling around the world and knowing new places; It allows me to get out of my comfort zone and make new connections. I am always seeking personal and professional growth; for that, I joined NSBE to make sure I am surrounded by people that motivate and inspire each other to excel and to improve.
Academic Excellence Chair
Hi! I am a junior Computer Science major here at the University of Houston. When I’m not working, I’m usually either participating in the Spirit of Houston Marching Band or volunteering at the Houston Zoo. I enjoy entertaining and educating people on issues that not only effects them, but has the potential to effect the whole world.
Career Fair Assistant I
I’m from Humble, TX where I am the oldest of 3 brothers. I am a Junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology looking to gain a career in the Aerospace or Automotive industries. I am also a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Some things I like to do in my spare time are play basketball, eat, watch TV and hangout with friends and family.
I am Nelson Lissanon, a Mechanical Engineering Sophomore at the University of Houston. My goal in the future is to successfully establish my own Engineering firm and my hobbies include: exercising, video games, reading, pick-up basketball, TV and movies, travelling and spending time with family. Within NSBE for this fiscal year I have a multitude of events planned to help educate, connect with and facilitate for our local community.
Professional Development Chair
My name is Anderson Igben. I am a Junior Industrial Engineering Major at the University of Houston. Driven by a hunger to grow, I spend time on campus with the National Society of Black Engineers and other organizations on campus where my contributions have helped to improve the University of Houston STEM retention rates among minority students. I enjoy listening to jazz while doing work and love watching basketball, football and soccer.
I am a Houston native in my last year of undergrad studying Supply Chain Logistics Technology. I have been involved in NSBE since my freshman year. And each year I gain more family and am supported to reach new personal heights. Fun fact, I also serve on the Region V REB as the Programs Chair! This year my goal is to support the society where I can in helping us fulfill our mission.
Chances are If I’m not doing something NSBE or school related then I’m out playing or watch basketball, but also enjoy meeting new people/getting to know people on a personal level, and last but not least i am a Proud Jamaican.
I am a Sophomore at the University of Houston working towards pursing a degree in Chemical Engineering. This is my first year serving on the UH NSBE board! I was a dancer for 8 years, played piano for 6 years & I’m a total space industry fanatic!
Hey guys, I’m a 4th year Mechanical engineering student with some industry background in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical field, and this will be my third year in NSBE and second year as an officer! I’m very excited to serve NSBE as a senator this year, and I’m hoping that my position will benefit both me and our organization as a whole. I like to say I’m pretty knowledgeable when it comes to career development advice and I love helping members, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns!
Pre-College Initiative Chair
I am a Sophmore Organizational Leadership and Supervision Major with specializations in both Supply Chain Management and Computer Science. While I am originally from the Bronx, New York after spending two years in Houston, Texas I like to consider myself a definite ride or die ‘H-Town till I drown, drip city’ aka ‘Space City babyyyy’, Houstonian. My favorite poetry collection is Wild Embers by Nikita Gil and in my free time, I love to do what I can to work toward my dream of becoming a very comfortable philanthropist. If you ever need help with resume building or editing, I’m your girl. Lastly, I could never end a bio about myself without mentioning the fact that I’m Nigerian! Certified Igbo babe logging out!