Student Profiles

Iyun Adebowale
Chemistry, 2020
Ms. Adebowale was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, she is seeking a degree in Chemistry. She is working as a tutor at the Chemistry Resource Center, in a new tutoring center hosted at North Hall, and for DEAP. Ms. Adebowale is also a part of Women in Science and the African Student Association. After graduating from IUPUI, she hopes to attend medical school to become a doctor.
Amanda Echegaray
Informatics, 2020
Ms. Echegaray was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, she is seeking a degree in Informatics with a specialization in Education. She is working as a tutor at the MAC in the M-118 level, finite mathematics, and B-Level, primarily tutoring college level algebra. Ms. Echegaray is also a part of the Diversity Research Scholar Program (DSRP), a LiFT Scholar Mentor, an iDEW Teaching Assistant, the ALD/PES Honor Society Webmaster, the Women in Tech Webmaster, a STARS Student Ambassador, and an OTEAM Leader. After graduation, she would like to open her own business and teach kids coding languages at young ages or work for the state government's technology department.
Mahussi Fagnon
Emmanuel Makanjuola
Biology, 2020
Mr. Makanjuola was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, he is seeking a BS degree in Biology with a minor in Africana Studies. He is currently a math tutor at the Math Assistance Center (MAC). He is tutoring at the B-Level, which support classes focusing on college-level algebra. Mr. Makanjuola is also a member of the African Student Association, Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Scholars Program, Biology Club, Olaniyan Scholars Program, Student Soccer Association, ALD/PES, National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He also serves as secretary of the Chemistry Club. When he graduates, he hopes to study at medical school.
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Messan Sodji
Electrical Engineering, 2018
Mr. Sodji was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, he is seeking a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He also has a Baccalaureat C4 for Mathematics and Physics. Mr. Sodji works at the Math Assistance Center(MAC) at IUPUI in both C2 and B levels. He tutors students in various levels of calculus and college-level algebra. He is also an HCI researcher and a member of Tau Sigma National Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, GEOMETRY for MATHEMATICIANS , Number Theory , Theoretical Physics, Aerospace Engineering R&D, Artificial Intelligence Applications, Electronics Industry Worldwide, Aerospace, Space, Defence & Marine Engineering, webRTC, Geometry and Topology, and Computing groups. He also serves as Vice President of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society. When he graduates, he hopes to pursue a PhD in Aerospace Engineering, visit his family in Africa, and help minority people succeed in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, and any STEM domains.
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Felipe Porto
Biology, 2018
Mr. Porto was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, he is seeking a BS degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Currently he is working as a PLTL mentor for the Chemistry classes C105 and C106, and tutors for LSAMP. Mr. Porto is also a part of IUPUI's Bioinformatics club. When he graduates, he will pursue his Master's degree in Bioinformatics.
Sinai Valdez
Biology, 2019
Ms. Valdez was selected as an IN LSAMP L1 Scholar in 2017. Currently, she is seeking a BS degree in Biology. She is working as a tutor for LSAMP and Upward Bound. Ms. Valdez is also a 21st Century mentor. After she graduates, she is planning on applying to medical school.