2017 Executive Board


Co-President - Julia Ni '18

Julia Ni is a junior in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering department. She had been a part of the Kenya project since fall of her freshman year. Julia traveled to Kenya summer after her freshman year and again after her second year, this time leading the project as one of the Project Managers. She is very excited to serve as Co-President of our chapter, which has been a big aspect of her life at Princeton. She enjoys traveling, late night comedy and reality TV shows. 

Co-President - Alex Byrnes '18

Alex Byrnes is a junior from Allentown, NJ pursuing a degree in chemical and biological engineering with a certificate in sustainable energy. He joined EWB in the spring of 2015, and spent two years designing a water distribution system with the Dominican Republic team. He has travelled to the Dominican Republic twice, and served as the project manger of the team in 2016. Outside of EWB, Alex enjoys running, hiking, and snowboarding and is a member of Princeton Club Flag Football.  

Co-VP of Development - Adelle Dimitui '19

Adelle Dimitui is a sophomore from the Philippines and a prospective Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering major. Adelle currently serves as a VP of Development on the EWB Board, as well as a Technical Team Member on the Peru Team. Other activities she is involved with on-campus include Business Today, the Entrepreneurship Club, and the Social Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government. Adelle’s biggest hobbies consist of creative writing, drawing, and graphic design.

Co-VP of Development - Aslesha Parchure '20

Aslesha is a freshman from South Brunswick, New Jersey, majoring in Operations Research and Financial Engineering. In addition to serving as a VP of Development, she is a section leader for the Kenya team. Outside of Engineers Without Borders, Aslesha is Co-President of Princeton Women in Computer Science, Intramural Chair for Forbes College, and an officer for Speak with Style, Princeton's public speaking group. 

Co-Director of Outreach - Kristy Yeung '18

Kristy Yeung is a junior studying Computer Science and pursuing a certificate in Finance. She joined the Dominican Republic team fall of 2015 and had the great opportunity to travel with the team this past summer for an assessment trip. She loves the projects and people of EWB and is incredibly excited to work with the members of the EWB Board. Outside of EWB, Kristy volunteers with SVC- LEAP to hold weekly art workshops for children at an after school program in Trenton and is also part of the Princeton's Society of Women Engineers.

Co-Director of Outreach/Secretary - Khanh Vu '20

Khanh Vu is a first-year student planning to study BSE Computer Science. She comes from (and still lives in) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, but she went to high school at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT. She strives to learn more about development and sustainability to help those in need all around the world, including those of her own country. She likes to spend her free time reading, playing piano, and eating. At Princeton, she is involved in Global Development Network, Engineers Without Borders, and works as a research assistant at the Office of Sustainability.  

SEADS Co-Director - Amber Lin '19  

Amber Lin is a sophomore in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department on the Architecture Track. She plans to pursue a career in the sustainable design urban infrastructure but is also interested in the bigger picture of mitigating climate change — and how science, industry, and government will have to work together to achieve an environmentally sustainable society. On campus, she is involved with the Energy Association, Ecoreps, and various singing groups, and is currently researching rammed-earth construction at Princeton’s Form Finding Lab. 

SEADS Co-Director - Mehaa Gupta '19  

Mehaa Gupta is a sophomore from Robbinsville, New Jersey. She is in the Electrical Engineering Department and is also completing the Applications of Computing certificate. Her interest in sustainability began when she participated SEADS as a freshman last year. She is particularly interested in how sustainability and climate change impact developing countries. In her free time, she likes to read and draw.

Information Technology Director - Samuel Miller '18

Sam is a Junior from Farmington, Minnesota pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. In addition to reading and running, Sam enjoys learning how to cook new dishes. He's been with Princeton-EWB since the spring of his freshman year and hopes to continue working on projects in sustainable development throughout his life.  

Kenya Project Co-Manager - Nora Bradley '18

Nora is a junior at Princeton University studying Mechanical and Aerospace engineering with a certificate in robotics. When she is not working on the Kenya project she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee with the Princeton Women's Club Ultimate team. She is also a licensed Private Pilot! 

Kenya Project Co-Manager - Cameron McKenzie '19

Hailing from Tampa, Florida, Cameron enjoys performing Improv comedy and going on afternoon runs. He is a chemical and biological engineering major and a future RCA. He is also passionate about sustainable development, leading him to join EWB during his freshman year.

Peru Project Co-Manager  - Susannah Crowell '18

Susannah is a junior MAE from West Orange, NJ. After working on the EWB Peru Team for two years, she had the wonderful chance to travel to Peru this past summer. The trip encouraged her to embrace the exciting role of co-Project Manager of the Peru Team this year. Besides EWB, she plays on the club Ultimate Frisbee Team and is a part of another development-focused group, the Global Development Network.

Peru Project Co-Manager  - Jiayang Li '19

This is Jiayang's second year with EWB, and she's honored to have traveled to Perú with the team this past summer. Living in country has especially broadened her view as to the importance of the team's roles in improving the lives of Pusunchás’ families. Working on such a meaningful project - especially with everyone's knowledge in engineering and other skills - is an experience that she will always hold close to her heart. This year as Co-Project Manager, she's excited to oversee all aspects of this project - which includes the technical design, community outreach, grant funding, and team publicity. She looks forward another awesome year on EWB-Perú and cannot wait to start the physical implementation of the water pipeline next summer! 

Dominican Republic Project Co-Manager - Eric Qiu '18

Hailing from Columbus, OH, Eric Qiu is a junior majoring in Chemical and Biological Engineering and pursuing a certificate in Sustainable Energy. He joined EWB as a freshman and became the Documentation subteam leader of the Dominican Republic Team during his sophomore year. Now, he is excited to lead the team as Project Manager. Outside of EWB, Eric is on E-Council, serves as an Engineering Interactor, and enjoys watching college football and cop dramas.

Dominican Republic Project Co-Manager - Kathy Fan '19

Kathy Fan is a sophomore in the COS department who has been working with the EWB-DR team since freshman year. She is excited to lead the team this year as one of the Project Managers. Outside of EWB, she is actively involved with promoting a passion for STEM in female students and serves as co-president of the Princeton Society of Women Engineers. In her free time, she likes to swim, ski, play flute in music ensembles, and explore her creative side in the ceramics studio.