We are very proud to announce our new Regional Conference Coordinator and Webinar Coordinator for FY15.
Anne Rocheleau is our new Regional Conference Coordinator. Anne is a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Her research focuses on mathematical modeling of the inflammatory cascade. She grew up in Shrewsbury, MA and graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA in 2010 with a B.S. in chemical engineering. She then received her M.S. in chemical engineering in 2011 from Cornell University. She has been involved in SWE since 2010 and was a founding member and co-director of Cornell’s graduate SWE branch. She has served on the planning committees for WE13 and WE14 and was the Region E graduate conference coordinator for FY14.
Rachel Unruh is our new Webinar Coordinator. Rachel is a PhD student at Texas A&M University in College Station studying Biomedical Engineering. She has been a SWE member since her Freshman year at Baylor University in 2007. While at Baylor, Rachel served in various SWE leadership roles including Artistic Director, Treasurer, and President during her Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years, respectively. Currently at Texas A&M, she is in her third year of service as a Graduate Liaison for the Texas A&M SWE chapter in addition to serving as the Webinar Coordinator on the national level.
We are so happy to have them as part our of leadership team. I know that they will do great work this year.