Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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Tahira Catten

Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Goodyear, AZ


Off- Campus Experience

MOSTEC Online Facilitator, MIT: Mentoring a cluster of high school seniors in the MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC)

Water Resource Management Intern - Surprise, AZ: Completed a cost analysis project about chlorine generation for disinfecting wastewater

On-Campus Experience

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - RPI Chapter: Secretary, manage communications between the NSBE-RPI executive board and the general body for events and information,

I-Persist Mentor: Support and assist freshmen students taking Physics I.

Rensselaer Admissions Ambassador: Give campus tours and participate on student panels, and help to plan the STAR Program.

Favorite Class

My favorite class so far has been Transport Phenomena II. I loved learning about how heat and mass flow through different materials!