SWE at Texas A&M seeks to expand the involvement of its graduate students through the creation of GradSWE. The purpose of GradSWE is to provide a support network, as well as personal and professional development opportunities catered towards graduate students in engineering and other STEM disciplines who wish to empower women in engineering and other STEM disciplines.
C^3: Coffee, Cookies, and Conversations – a biweekly discussion series of topics relevant to graduate students. RSVP -->
Workshops and lunch-and-learns with speakers from industry and other university graduate programs
Mentoring programs for graduate students and undergraduates
On- and off-campus socials including salsa dancing, badminton, 5K run, game night, and wine tasting, just to name a few!
Sheyenne is a Master’s student in Civil Engineering with a structural engineering specialization. She received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M. Her research involves floor system testing of hot-rolled asymmetric steel shapes. She has been a part of SWE since her freshman year of college and loves the community of like-minded women that she has found. She joined GradSWE to continue creating opportunities for women in engineering to develop themselves both personally and professionally. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games and video games, watching basketball, and reading.
Teresa is a M.S. student in Petroleum Engineering. She received her B.S. Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Saint Francis University (PA) while playing NCAA Division 1 soccer. Her research involves performing lab experiments to better understand how fiber optic sensors and distributed acoustic sensing data can be applied to field applications for offset oil and gas wells. Teresa has been a part of SWE since her undergraduate studies. In her free time, she can be found playing soccer, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Veronica Aguayo is a Biomedical Engineering Master’s student. She received her bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering with a focus in biomaterials and tissue engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station. Veronica is passionate about designing high quality and innovative medical technology for the advancement of healthcare worldwide. She joined SWE to help empower young girls and women from all backgrounds to get involved in engineering and technology. In her free time, Veronica likes being outside, traveling, painting, and going to check out local coffee shops.
Claire is a Master's student in Civil Engineering specializing in structural engineering. She received her Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. Her research is focused on the analysis of an impact damper for traffic signal structures. Claire joined SWE at Texas Tech in 2018 and enjoys inspiring young women to pursue science and engineering. Outside of school she likes hiking, roller skating, and playing with her cat Salem.
Shreela is a Master's student in Civil Engineering with a specialisation in Construction Engineering and Management. She received her B.E. degree in Civil Engineering from Pune University (SPPU) in India. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay as Project Technical Assistant on rural water supply schemes. She joined SWE to contribute to the organisation's efforts in promoting women's involvement in engineering. In her free time, Shreela enjoys playing badminton, painting, traveling and watching anime shows.
Leen Al Homoud is an Electrical Engineering Master’s student. She received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with minors in Mathematics and Physics from Texas A&M University in May 2021. Her research interests include power system modeling and analysis, cyber-physical power systems, distributed energy resources, smart grids, and power electronics. She has been active with SWE since her first year at Texas A&M, volunteering in many events. She joined GradSWE because she wants to give back to the female engineering community at A&M by helping both undergraduate and graduate female students in their journey to becoming well-rounded, practical, and open-minded engineers with solid leadership and communication skills. In her free time, Leen enjoys reading, learning new recipes, watching movies, playing board games, and going on walks in parks.
Professional Development Co- Coordinator
Professional Development Co-Coordinator
Leen Al Homoud
Chidinma is a Masters of Engineering student in Biomedical Engineering with a focus in product development and commercialization. She also received her Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. Chidinma is passionate about the innovation of biomedical devices especially from start-ups and small businesses because she believes in improving healthcare quality for everyone. She joined SWE as a graduate student to connect with other women who have similar interests. Outside engineering, Chidinma enjoys blogging, reading fiction, and watching series.