Student Ambassadors

Apply to become an ambassador, contact Jill Churchill.

Major: Aeronautical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
International Places of Interest: Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, and New Zealand
Hobbies: Running, playing drums and piano, listening to music and going to concerts, playing Wallyball
Purdue International Experience: I have travelled to Newcastle, Australia and in the summer of 2015 I studied abroad in Cartagena, Colombia. I have also had lots of intercultural interaction here in the U.S., and have certainly been impacted by it.
Major: Industrial Engineering
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Europe
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and baking, listening to music, and meeting new people
Purdue International Experience: Spring 2015 semester I studied abroad in Medellin, Colombia and performed and internship in Rionegro, Colombia during the summer of 2015.
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: Guatemala, Africa, Japan and Europe.
Hobbies: Reading, video games, Cosplay, Anime, LGBTQ+ activism and awareness, playing with animals
Purdue International Experience: I traveled to England and Scotland in High School and studied abroad in Amsterdam and Paris in the summer of 2014.
Major: Industrial Engineering
Year: Junior
International Places of Interest: Europe, particularly Spain, Italy, and France
Hobbies: Ping Pong, basketball, soccer, music
Purdue International Experience: Since I am international students from China, studying at Purdue has been a global experience. In high school I spent time at the Cambridge Language School to study English and live in a native resident's home in England.
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Year: PhD
International Places of Interest: Everywhere!
Hobbies: Photography and Dancing
Purdue International Experience: My personal life has been truly international,with time spent in India, New Zealand, Australia and now America. I have also traveled extensively, ranging from place such as Canada to Egypt and China. In addition to my personal life and travels, I have had the opportunity to work on international engineering design teams, one in particular being the winning team of the International Inspiration Mars Student Design Competition composed of students from Purdue University and Keio University in Japan.
Major: Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: Netherlands, Germany
Hobbies: Professional Practice Ambassadors, Rocket Club, hiking, traveling, sports
Purdue International Experience: Participating in a NASA Maymester Program comparing the flight test practices between the U.S and Europe which focus on the NASA X-plane program.
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Year: Junior
International Places of Interest: I absolutely love traveling and though I want to travel all around the world, I am especially interested in visiting South America, Europe, and Australia.
Hobbies: Playing viola, traveling,working out,reading, volunteering, cooking, and watching tv.
Purdue International Experience: I haven't had a Purdue international experience yet but I have visited the United Kingdom, Germany, United Arab Emirates,India, Singapore,and Canada.
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Economics
Year: Sophomore
International Places of Interest: India, Dubai, China, Europe
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, playing guitar, soccer, and coding
Purdue International Experience: I love traveling and have participated in the Global Entrepreneurship Study Abroad Program in China and Hong Kong during May 2015.
Major: Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: East Africa, Southeast Asia, Scandinavia
Hobbies: Traveling, running, listening to music and podcasts, reading
Purdue International Experience: International student from Canada, one week study abroad in The Netherlands, Global Development Team in Tanzania, Maymester study abroad program in Stockholm, Sweden.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
International Places of Interest: London, UK and Madrid, Spain
Hobbies: Playing soccer, poetry, politics, philosophy, and swimming
Purdue International Experience: I have not had a global engineering experience however I have had the privilege of traveling and experiencing different cultures in the Far East, the Middle East and Europe. I plan on taking part in a study abroad and GDT.
Major: Biological Engineering & Pharmeceutical Sciences
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: Sustainable practice in developing countries; Global medical research facilities.
Hobbies: Dancing, Water skiing, Reading, Saltwater Fishing
Purdue International Experience: Engineering and Public Health: A Rome Study Abroad Experience in the Spring of 2014 and work on the Jordan and Tanzania Global Development Teams. In August of 2015 I traveled to Moshi, Tanzania with my Global Development Team.
Major: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Year: Graduate
International Places of Interest: My first job was based in Jordan and had to deliver projects in Europe and the middle east. I would like to spend more time in Scandinavia and hopefully get the chance to explore the far east and sub Saharan Africa.
Hobbies: Beach Volleyball, tennis and cycling.
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior
International Places of Interest: Sweden, New Zealand, Switzerland, South Africa
Hobbies: Hiking, playing soccer, traveling, anything that involves new people in new places
Purdue International Experience: I traveled to Uganda with Engineers Without Borders and to visit my sister living in Denmark in the summer of 2014. I have also traveled to Greece and Switzerland to visit family.

Ambassador Alumni

Adam Lamanna
Civil Engineering
Adnan Masood
Mechanical Engineering
Alexander Day
Industrial Engineering
Aman Garg
Industrial Engineering
Bixing Yan
Mechanical Engineering
Canek Phillips
Engineering Education
Christopher Ransdell
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
Dishank Gandhi
Liberal Arts
Eleni Bardaka
Civil Engineering
Fernando Segovia
Civil Engineering
Jit Choon Ong
Electrical And Computer Engineering
Jon Harrell
Industrial Engineering
Joseph Morgan
Aerospace Engineering
Luke Johnstone
Civil Engineering
Patrick Pawletko
Civil Engineering
Pratik Deshmukh
Electrical Engineering and Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Shishir Biswas
Biomedical Engineering
Smriti Sharma
Industrial Engineering
Taisha Venort
Environmental & Ecological Engineering
Taylor Granat
Construction Engineering Mgmt
Tiago Forin
Engineering Education
Tyler Brammeier
Mechanical Engineering
Victoria Njuki
Civil Engineering
Zhi Ming Chua
Environmental & Ecological Engineering