2019-2020 Executive Board

  • President: Katey Faber
  • Vice-President: Andrew Hanshaw
  • Treasurer: Omar Alsayed
  • Special/Social Events Chair: Siddharth Barve
  • Meeting Chair: Tyler Westland
  • Outreach Chair: Hayden Klopp
  • Webmaster: Kunal Kewalramani


Officer Bios:

President – Katey Faber

Electrical Engineering | Class of 2020 |
Katey Faber
Technical Proficiency: Electrical System Design, Signal Processing, Matlab, AutoCAD
Subject Proficiency: Signals & Systems

Katey Faber specializes in signal processing and is planning on going into the defense sector upon graduation, beginning at Northrop Grumman. On campus, she is involved in IEEE, IEEE HKN, and CEAS Ambassadors and was awarded Engineer of the Month in February 2020.

Vice President – Andrew Hanshaw

Electrical Engineering and MBA | Class of 2021 |
Andrew Hanshaw
Technical Proficiency: Embedded systems, Hardware, Programming (C/C++/Python/MATLAB)
Subject Proficiency: Math, Circuit Analysis, ENED, Test Equipment

Andrew is currently studying electrical engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He is also working on earning my MBA through the ACCEND program. He has had 2 co-op rotations at Marathon Petroleum, a research internship and 1 co-op rotation with Northrop Grumman, and is looking forward to his next co-op rotation with Northrop Grumman Xetron’s hardware team in Summer 2020. He is proficient in C, C++, Python, MATLAB, and has experience working with Network and Signal Analyzers.

Treasurer – Omar Alsayed

Computer Engineering | Class of 2022 |
Omar Alsayed
Technical Proficiency: C++ (data structures and file systems), Java (creational patterns and JUnit), C#/.NET (microservices and REST API), web development (MERN), machine learning (text analysis and image processing), and data analysis (mining and segmentation)
Subject Proficiency: Software Engineering, Data Structures, Discrete Structures, Computer Architecture, Digital Logic Design, and Linear Algebra

Omar is a third-year Computer Engineering student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a Math minor. Omar has been a research assistant at Penn State and has completed two software engineering co-ops at Honeywell. When he’s not money managing for IEEE, he’s participating in other student organizations like ACM and CEAS Tribunal. In his free time, Omar enjoys learning, coding, and attending hackathons. Omar frequently gives technical talks on topics such as C++ standards and web API design.

Special/Social Events – Siddharth Barve

Electrical Engineering | Class of 2021 |
Siddharth Barve
Technical Proficiency: C++
Subject Proficiency: Digital Design, Circuits (Network Analysis & Electronics), Intelligent Systems, Intelligent Data Analysis

Sid is an ACCEND student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Master’s in Electrical Engineering. Sid is an undergraduate research assistant with Dr. Rashmi Jha and works on neuromorphic architectures. When he’s not event planning for IEEE, he’s participating in other student organizations like the UC Science Olympiad. In his free time, Sid enjoys learning, coding, and playing video games.

Meeting Chair – Tyler Westland

PhD Computer Science | Class of 2022 |
Tyler Westland
Technical Proficiency: Bash, Git, LaTeX, Linux, Python, Reverse Engineering x86 Binaries
Subject Proficiency: Computer Science

Tyler prefers to use the terminal for everything, thus he is a part of “The Cult of Vim”. He is also a member of the Cyber@UC club on campus.

Outreach – Hayden Klopp

Electrical Engineering | Class of 2020 |
Hayden Klopp
Technical Proficiency: Matlab, Advanced Design System, C++
Subject Proficiency: Signals I/II, Electronics I/II, Calculus I/II/III, Differential Equations

Hayden is a Cleveland Sports fan, occasional runner, and novice chess player. He is also a member of ACM and CEAS Tribunal.

Webmaster – Kunal Kewalramani

Computer Science | Class of 2023 |
Kunal Kewalramani
Technical Proficiency: Python, Git, Pytorch (Machine Learning), C++, Matlab, Java, VBA, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, LabView
Subject Proficiency: Python Programming, Data Structures, ENED I/II, CS I, Calculus I/II, Linear Algebra

Kunal is a second-year Computer Science student pursuing a bachelors degree and a minor in Psychology. Kunal is currently on his first co-op rotation with the UC Simulation Center in conjunction with P&G working on a Machine Learning Project. When he’s not maintaining the website for IEEE, he’s participating in other student organizations like ACM, CEAS Tribunal, WIT, and TME or he is helping the university as a peer tutor in various subjects. He is passionate about Ethics in AI and is currently working on two startup ideas. In his free time, Kunal enjoys watching Manchester United and playing soccer, programming, and reading books.