Jalonda Thompson oversaw numerous programs and built substantial collaborations in her first year as WiE director.
Aerospace engineering alumnus Camille Calibeo fosters encouragement and positivity for women in STEM and communicates space-related scientific news in an interactive manner.
Inaugural Women in Engineering (WiE) ConNEXTion Day help students and families to learn about the college’s student-focused approaches to support them.
Isabel Boyd, a sophomore in biomedical engineering, enjoys working with counselors on a variety of outreach projects.
Jalonda Thompson joined engineering junior Isabel Boyd to present at the 2022 CoNECD conference.
The TCE chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) earned awards and recognition at the 2021 SWE National Conference, held October 21–23 in Indianapolis. Twenty-three UT SWE members attended, with their trip sponsored by the college as part of TCE’s commitment to supporting and recruiting women in engineering.
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Ozlem Kilic has been chosen for two new exciting professional opportunities. She will represent UT in an upcoming Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute and on the International Union of Radio Science US National Committee
“It was really awesome being able to see what clubs and organizations are available to help me out and to learn more about all the different activities in the TCE,” said first-year computer science major Jules Prater, who shared a table with Bigelow, Associate Dean Kilic, and Dean Mench. “The dinner helped me to meet new people outside my discipline and first-year classes and gain a bigger picture of the college of engineering.”
The Tickle College of Engineering enjoyed a strong presence at the 2021 Aspire Summer Institute for STEM Faculty and Faculty Developers, held June 7–11 via online sessions. Associate Dean Ozlem Kilic and Associate Professor Jamie Coble presented on a planned mentoring program that would offer support for women in PhD studies who are interested in pursuing faculty positions and more.
“As a graduate student, I believe the event was really informative,” said attendee Dawn Sepehr, vice president of Systers. “Even if you think you already know your purpose and you’ve been in this field for a while now, it’s always a good idea to just pause for a moment and re-evaluate your values and make sure that you’re still on the right track.”