Texas A&M University (2014 – 2016)

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BTD X Student Biographies

Marlene Bencomo

Marlene Bencomo

MS - Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico
Career Goals - "Upon completion of my Master’s degree I hope to conduct research in the areas of non-proliferation and safeguards."
Brigitte Bomer

Brigitte Bomer

MS - Plant Pathology, Texas A&M University
BS Bioenvironmental Science at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "After the completion of my doctorate, I plan to attain a professorship position at a top tier research institution."
Chris Centeno

Chris Centeno

MS - Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University
BS Rangeland Ecology and Management at Texas A&M University
Stacy Cereceres

Stacy Cereceres

Ph.D. - Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "Upon completion of my graduate program, I want to pursue a career in biomaterial and tissue engineering research in industry to improve and advance regenerative therapies."

David Chimene

David Chimene

Ph.D. - Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Biomedical Engineering at University of Texas at Austin
Romina Del Bosque

Romina Del Bosque

Ph.D. - Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "My career goals are to create MRI hardware for higher field strength magnets to further assist in diagnosing and treating disease. "
Alex Garcia

Alex Garcia

MS - Soil Science, Texas A&M University
BS Bioenvironmental Sci. & Plant and Env. Soil Science at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "Upon completion of my graduate program, I want to pursue a career in biomaterial and tissue engineering research in industry to improve and advance regenerative therapies."
Alex Kosanovich

Alex Kosanovich

Ph.D. - Chemistry, Texas A&M University
BS Chemistry at Carleton College
Career Goals - "I’m seeking to complete my PhD in inorganic chemistry and become a leader in the field of chemical research. My research involves the rational design, synthesis, and characterization of a variety of organometallic transition metal catalysts which perform atom economical and difficult transformations of organic molecules in a more facile manner than current methods. I hope to one day lead my own team of researchers and to be an engine which drives further chemical discovery."
Silvia Lopez

Silvia Lopez

MS - Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "My career inspiration is to work for a international food company and help make the manufacturing process more efficient resulting in less waste or work in project to efficiciently distribute necessary food and water to parts of the world in need."
Danielle Macedo

Danielle Macedo

MS - Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University
BS Biology, Genetics at Texas A&M University
Career Goals - "My career goals are to use my research towards improving wildlife conservation."
Cordero Magaña

Cordero Magaña

Ph.D. - Physics, Texas A&M University
BS Physics at Purdue University
Career Goals - "I aspire to be an expert in my field and to be a key contributor for the development of future technologies. I’d like to do experimental work in my own lab either in academia or industry."
Adam Orendain

Adam Orendain

Ph.D. - Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS Biomedical Engineering at University of Arizona
Career Goals - "My career goal is to improve the quality of healthcare worldwide through research, entrepreneurship, and innovation. I hope to do this by translating biomedical ideas to real-world applications."