2013-2014 SEAD Scholars

Peter Yao '16 ~ Peter is a sophomore from North Jersey. He is thinking about majoring in the Wilson School with certificates in Computer Science and Health Policy. He is particularly interested in sustainable food production and the effects of the food system on health. Outside of SEADS, Peter is also a bike mechanic at the Cyclab and an OA leader.


Clarissa Kimmey ‘16 ~ Clarissa is a sophomore from Western Pennsylvania. She is a prospective Woodrow Wilson School major, considering certificates in South Asian Studies and Values & Public Life. She hopes SEADS will help her better understand the complexities of development, especially the additional problems and questions posed by working at an international level.  Outside of SEADS, Clarissa is involved with Students for Prison Education and Reform, and she teaches English as a Second Language.


Alex Bi ‘17 ~ Alex is a prospective environmental engineering major from the class of 2017. Having travelled a lot in his childhood, he was always interested in the environment, and is excited to be a member of the SEADS team this year. Besides EWB, he is involved with the Innovation special task force and physics society.


Lu Lu ‘16 ~ Lu Lu is a sophomore civil engineering major from Chongqing, China. She is a member of the Kenya Team. Lu Lu is looking forward to learning more about sustainable development this year through SEADS discussions. She enjoys taking photos and eating spicy food.


Fiona West ‘16 ~ Fiona is a sophomore from Chicago studying chemistry, with potential certificates in sustainable energy and applications of computing. She has been on the Peru team since freshman year, and is excited to learn even more about sustainable development through SEADS. In her free time, she enjoys napping, longboarding, and playing hide and seek in Firestone.

Shefali Jain ‘17 ~ Shefali is a freshman from Parsippany, New Jersey and a prospective Operations Research and Financial Engineering major. She is extremely interested in the combination of the humanities and STEM subjects to solve global issues and hopes SEADS will give her a new perspective with which to tackle these problems. When she is not trying to figure out how to save the world, she enjoys reading, eating cookie dough ice cream, and attempting to catch up on sleep. 


Emily Speyer ‘17 ~ Emily Speyer is a freshman from New York City. A SEADS participant, Emily is an engineering major with an interest is sustainable energy. She loves to dance, and she can't wait to learn more about EWB! 


Pelin Asa ‘16 ~ Pelin, mostly shortly called ‘Pe’ because people can’t pronounce her Turkish name, is a sophomore in Civil and Environmental Engineering department in the Architecture and Engineering program pursuing a certificate in Urban Studies. She loves everything about design, structures and cities, besides her second option for a career, filmmaking. She is also a member of EWB Kenya team and plays the accordion in the Band.




Marcus Spiegel '17 ~ Marcus Spiegel, a freshman from Allentown, PA, intends to pursue a degree in civil and environmental engineering. He is interested in learning about energy and development in Africa, and he is a member of the Kenya Team. Outside of EWB, Marcus enjoys playing piano in Princeton Pianists Ensemble and violin in Sinfonia.

Aaron Schwartz ‘17 ~ My name is Aaron Schwartz and I am from Long Island, NY. I am a prospective Electrical Engineering major and am a proud member of the Class of 2017! I became interested  in sustainable engineering after working on rural development projects on the Princeton Bridge Year Program in Peru. In my free time I love to to play the saxophone and go to the gym, and I am thrilled to be part of this years SEADS program!


Not pictured: 

Jinal Patel '17
Andre Douglas '16
Claire Zarakas '16