Reece Guyon had grown, studied, worked and lived in England, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Germany before he entered UC Davis. He is majoring in chemical engineering and expects to receive his B.S. in June 2020. Living in diverse cultures gave Guyon a unique set of skills and understanding that help him to adapt and integrate into many otherwise challenging situations and groups. He is an Eagle Scout and has served as student body president in his high school, and has achieved a brown belt in Shotokan karate.
Sana Karimi is a UC Davis undergraduate in the College of Letters and Science pursuing a B.A. in sociology and a minor in community regional development. She works at a research lab on campus that studies the effect classroom environments have on students with autism. “My research experience and interest in education has sparked my desire to improve and expand the type of subjects taught to students,” she says. “As an avid learner in all areas of personal development, I hope to bring this field of study into the education system.”
Karenna Rehorn is a junior studying biomedical engineering with an emphasis in cellular and tissue engineering. In the future she hopes to focus on helping individuals with autoimmune disorders. Rehorn is a DJ at the campus radio station, KDVS. Other interests include running, playing the flute, volunteering at the UC Davis farm and cooking.
Munirah Talib-Din is a UC Davis undergraduate student majoring in economics and minoring in African American and African studies. She is a senior lead supervisor at the Testing Services Center on campus, where she enjoys managing various projects as well as creating a welcoming environment for students and faculty. Talib-Din is interested in poetry, music, fashion, art and travel, and has an appreciation for the work of Botticelli, Bernini, Vermeer and other artists.
Allisa Tran just graduated with a B.S. in biotechnology with a bioinformatics emphasis. She plans to use her interdisciplinary interests in biology and computer science to work in the biopharmaceutical industry and address unmet medical needs with unique technical solutions. Tran loves reading nonfiction books ranging from archaeological finds about ancient cultures to genetic discoveries in modern times. She loves Korean food.
Shail Trivedi is a third-year mechanical engineering student who hopes to work with mechatronics/robotic systems or mechanical design of devices. “I love to learn,” he says, “and I find myself curious to learn more about the types of roles mechanical engineers play in today’s world and where I can best find my fit.” Outside his studies, Trivedi enjoys reading, traveling, cooking and spending time with family/friends.
Andy (Che-An) Wu is a second-year computer science major whose career goal is to become a tech-entrepreneur and make a huge difference in this world. He is always looking for opportunities to become a better programmer and to make connections with other passionate individuals. Wu’s interests include software engineering, app development and artificial intelligence.