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ASPIRE Students

2017 ASPIRE Students

Andrew Huang - FiltraSoy
Kuan-Ting Lee - Soy Poofession
Surej Sathya Sathianarayanan - Neoseed
Terryn Sears - Absoybeansy
Ziming Wang - Soy Metal Absorbent
Yudi Wen - Soy Poofession


                Ziming, Surej, Terryn, Andrew, Kuan-Ting (Derek) and Yudi


Meet The Students!

Andrew Huang  -  Master Student, Industrial Engineering

When I was young I wanted to be: The President

Hometown:  Potomac, MD

Favorite Food:  Mashed Potatoes

Favorite Childhood Game:  Risk

Favorite Song:  Tim McGraw by Taylor Swift

Favorite Book:  1984 by George Orwell

Favorite Movie:  Silver Linings Playbook

Favorite Hobby:  Hiking and Cooking


Kuan-Ting (Derek) Lee  -  Senior, Food Science

When I was young I wanted to be: A Chef

Hometown:  Taiwan, China

Favorite Food:  Beef Noodles

Favorite Childhood Game:  Online Video Games

Favorite Song:  Chinese Song

Favorite Book:  Any Fiction Novel

Favorite Movie:  Pirates of the Caribbean

Favorite Hobby:  Cooking and Playing Video Games


Surej Sathya Sathianarayanan  -  Senior, Agricultural Engineering

When I was young I wanted to be:  Rapper

Hometown: Chennai, India

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Childhood Game:  Mario Kart

Favorite Song:  Hotel California

Favorite Book:  A Song of Fire & Ice (Game of Thrones)

Favorite Movie:  21 Jump Street

Favorite Hobby:  Lifting Weights


Terryn Sears  -  Senior, Biological Engineering

When I was young I wanted to be:  Paleontologist

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Favorite Food: Goulash

Favorite Childhood Game:  Blind Man's Bluff

Favorite Song:  Strength of a Thousand Men by Two Steps From Hell

Favorite Book:  Discworld Series by Terry Pratchett

Favorite Movie:  The Nightmare Before Christmas

Favorite Hobby:  Gaming


Ziming Wang - Senior, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

When I was young I wanted to be:  A Farmer

Hometown:  Beijing, China

Favorite Food: Peking Duck

Favorite Childhood Game:  GameBoy

Favorite Song:  Modern Chinese Song

Favorite Book: Detective Fiction

Favorite Movie:  Harry Potter

Favorite Hobby:  Soccer & Basketball


Yudi Wen  -  Senior, Food Science

When I was young I wanted to be:  A Singer

Hometown:  Shanghai, China

Favorite Food:  Grilled Seaweed

Favorite Childhood Game:  Hind & Seek

Favorite Song:  Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Solo

Favorite Book:  The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Favorite Movie:  Minions

Favorite Hobby:  Playing Guitar