Our Mentors


Officers

Braden Kerstin

PRESIDENT

3rd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Tormach

Other Involvements: GT Drumline, Research

Did you know?

I build racecars on the weekends

 

Dr. Di Leo

Advisor

AE Professor

Favorite Tool: Safety Glasses

Did you know?

 He leads the Multiphysics Mechanics of Materials Lab focused on structures and materials research!

 

 

Dalton Luedke

Operations

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: 3D printers

Other Involvements: GTRI

Did you know?

I have 18 3D printers at home

Ava Rose

Public Affairs

3rd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: Georgia Tech Student Foundation, Combustion Lab, Alpha Xi Delta

Did you know?

I enjoy to knit and crochet!

Lily Cooper

Training

3rd Year ME

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: Yellow Jacket Flying Club, WOAA, Student Alumni Association, and Greek Life

Did you know? 

I have a pet chicken named Kiki!

Javier Pratdesaba

Purchasing

3rd Year Chemical Engineering

Favorite Tool: Formlabs Form 3

Other Involvements: ChBE Ambassadors, AIChE, AIAA, Outdoor Rec, Research

Did you know?

I once got stranded in Italy for thinking that “gasolio” meant “gasoline.”

Sam Li

Development

4th Year AE

 Favorite Tool: Paper towels

Other Involvements: Space Systems Design Lab, YJSP

Did you know?

I have eaten a Carolina Reaper before

Rebekah Geil

Programming & Outreach

4th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: The Navigators, Society of Women Engineers

Did you know?

I’ve been an extra in a marvel movie

Raghu Bharadwaj

Safety

4th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Band Saw

Other Involvements: Research (M3 Lab), Scouting at Georgia Tech, former Georgia Tech Football Equipment Manager

Did you know?

I am an Eagle Scout

Mentors

Landon Jarrel

Training

5th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Hand Plane

Involvements: SAESAC, German Club, Russian Club, ASDL

Did you know? 

I loves swing music and currently play five instruments!

 

Anna Goddard

Development

5th Year Industrial Design

Favorite Tool: Embroidery machine

Involvements: Georgia Tech Marketing Association, Alpha Xi Delta

Did you know? 

I lived on a sailboat for two weeks!

 

Dani Dixon

Programming & Outreach

5th Year AE 

Favorite Tool: Laser cutter

Other Involvements: Alpha Xi Delta, WoAA

Did you know? 

I know how to scuba dive

Maggie Stewart

Development

5th Year AE 

Favorite Tool: Scroll saw

Other Involvements: GTXR, Machine Shop

Did you know? 

My name is not margret, just Maggie

Wouter van de Groep

Tech

5th Year IE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: Casual drone flying, undergraduate research, TKE

Did you know?

He has dual  citizenship in the US and the Netherlands!

Gavin Garland

Development

5th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Table Saw

Other Involvements: Ramblin’ Roundnet Club

Did you know?

Co-inventor of a U.S. patent

 

Lydia Stanford

Operations

5th Year ME

Favorite Tool: Miter Saw

Other Involvements: ASME, Hillel, VeggieJackets

Did you know?

I’m a big fan of women’s soccer. Go Gotham FC!

 

 

 

Kendall Seefried

Programming and Outreach

4th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: GT Rowing Team, AIAA, research

Did you know? 

My mom also studied aerospace engineering at Tech (and I’ve had some of the same professors she had)!

Kaushal Gokare

Training

4th Year AE 

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: HyTech Racing, Scouting at Georgia Tech, Ben T Zinn Combustion Lab, SSDL

Did you know? 

I have technically directed a feature film!

Thomas Van Buren

Public Affairs

4th Year CS

 Favorite Tool: Rubber Mallet

Other Involvements: AΣΦ Fraternity, Bridge Club

Did you know?

I have a pet tortoise

Siddhi Ameser

Operations

4th Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: Air Force ROTC, YJFC, ASDL

Did you know?

I can teach anyone how to skateboard in 3 sessions, guaranteed

Ashish Cavale

Purchasing

3rd Year AE 

Favorite Tool: Pro printers

Other Involvements: SSDL, AIAA, Math TA

Did you know?

I love playing golf

 

Terry Thoundayil

Development

3rd Year AE

 Favorite Tool: YJSP

Other Involvements: SSDL Undergraduate Researcher, Avid Baker and Chef

Did you know?

I started coming to (and refusing to leave) the AMS by making my first Halloween costume a week before the holiday.

Maren Kelley

Development

3rd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: Undergraduate Research, Alpha Omega Epsilon

Did you know?

I have a twin and a brother who was born on the same day, three years later!

Lauren Forcey

Programming & Outreach

3rd Year AE 

Favorite Tool: new laser cutter 💗💗💘🥰

Other Involvements: SWE, GT Club soccer

Did you know?

I’ve traveled to Paris for a soccer tournament!

 

Paula Delfin

Programming & Outreach

3rd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Band Saw

Other Involvements: YJSP, GT Salsa Club, Undergraduate research, SHPE, and ADPi

Did you know?

I love baking in my free time!

 

Spencer Baird

Operations

3rd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Form Printers

Other Involvements: SSDL, YJSP

Did you know?

I keep lots of fish

Dylan Gantt

Operations

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Formalabs Resin 3D Printer

Other Involvements: Club Tennis Team, Greek Life

Did you know?

I know how to juggle

 

Karthik Shaji

Development

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Stratsys FDM

Other Involvements: CORE Robotics Lab, YJSP, Fencing

Did you know?

I like to bike around a lot.

 

Toby Roule

Operations

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Resin Printers

Other Involvements: Hytech Racing, Undergraduate Research, ORGT

Did you know?

This summer, I took a road trip from Seattle to Pittsburgh, stopping in 5 national parks!

 

Eli Clouatre

Training

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: GT Beekeeping Club

Did you know?

I completely restored my first car (1974 Datsun 260z)

 

Kaden Knudsen

Development

2nd Year ME

Favorite Tool: Glowforged Laser Cutter

Other Involvements: GT Drumline, Beam Team

Did you know?

I hate pizza like who would ever ruin perfectly good cheesy bread by putting tomatoes on it screw pizza, pizza is gross

Althea Noonan

Development

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Laser cutter!

Other Involvements: Georgia Tech Experimental Rocket Club, AIAA, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority and research on campus.

Did you know? 

I’m really interested in space policy!

Katrina Potak

Purchasing

2nd Year AE

Favorite Tool: Wood Lathe

Other Involvements: Navy ROTC, GT Catholic Center, High Performance Computing Lab

 Did you know?

I was born in Vienna, Austria