Students

Fall 2023

Group photo, Fall 2023. 

Undergraduate Students

AracelyAracely Acosta (she/her)
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Fall 2023
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Favorite Element: Uranium

Dakota BalcerDakota Balcer (he/him)
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2026
Hometown: Isleton, CA
Favorite element: Bromine

JacobJacob Bryant
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025

NicoleNicole Caparros (she/her)
Major: Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Favorite Element: Nickel

DaliaDalia Cruz (she/her)
Major: Forensic Science, concentration in Biology
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025
Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA
Favorite Element: Carbon

Melanie GonzalezMelanie Gonzalez
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2023
Hometown: Redlands, CA
Favorite Element: Mg

Kathleen HuynhKathleen Huynh (she/her)
Major: Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Favorite Element: Neon


Felix MaFelix Ma (he/him)
Major: Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2026
Hometown: Fresno,CA
Favorite Element: Oxygen

Brenda MaiBrenda Mai (she/her)
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025
Hometown: Morgan Hill, CA
Favorite Element: Ag or Na!


Nataly Manzanero Nataly Manzanero (she/her)
Major: Biological Sciences
Expected Graduation: Spring 2026
Hometown: Redwood City, CA
Favorite Element: Gold

Victoria NguyenVictoria Nguyen (she/her)
Major: Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Favorite element: Potassium


Sadaf OmarSadaf Omar (she/her)
Major: Chemistry, concentration in Biochemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2027
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Favorite Element: Uranium



Hannah PellHannah Pell (she/her)
Major: Forensic Science, concentration in Biology
Expected Graduation: Spring 2026
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
 Favorite Element: Gold


SanjanaSanjana Sathya (she/her)
Major: Forensic Science, concentration in Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Fall 2023
Hometown: Folsom CA
Favorite Reaction: Gilman Reaction

Lily TruongLily Truong (she/her)
Major: Chemistry
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Favorite Element: Lithium



Mason WooMason Woo 
Major: Biological Systems, concentration in Systems Physiology 
Expected Graduation: Spring 2026
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Favorite Element: Calcium

Master Students

Rachel ChiangRachel Chiang
Major: M.S. Chemical Engineering 
Expected Graduation: Spring 2025
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Favorite element: Copper



Jose RamirezJose Ramirez (he/him)
Hometown: Salinas, CA
Favorite Element: Uranium

Group Mascot

Ella, group mascotElla
Hometown: Rochester, MN