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Meet the Summer 2022 Abroad Bloggers

IPE Abroad Bloggers post to the IPE #UmichEnginAbroad Tumblr blog throughout and about their experiences on their IPE study abroad programs. Check out their individual profiles for their departing messages, to follow their posts, or learn more about their IPE study abroad programs.

Erin Benitez

Industrial and Operations Engineering

Engineering in Reykjavik, Iceland

“I cannot wait to arrive in Iceland and immerse myself in the culture, visit amazing places and make meaningful relationships that will last a lifetime. I hope you follow along on my blogging journey and can learn a little bit about Iceland through my posts!”

Charlie Cappelletti

Industrial & Operations Engineering

Engineering in Reykjavik, Iceland

“Can’t wait to explore Iceland, Go Blue!”

Shaylin Ciaramitaro

Aerospace engineering major, Computer science minor

Engineering in Reykjavik, Iceland

“Thank you for allowing me this great opportunity to explore sustainable engineering in Iceland and I look forward to sharing my experiences from the trip!”

Reegan Ketzenberger

Materials Science & Engineering

Undergraduate Research at Lund University in Lund, Sweden

“I am so excited for a couple months of adventure, Lund here we come!”

Sid Makkar

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering in Rome, Italy

“I am excited to depart on an amazing adventure to Rome and experience Italian culture while also continuing my education.”

Natalia Maxham

Computer Engineering

Engineering in Paris, France

“I am nervous, excited, anxious, happy, and thrilled to spend my summer in Paris, and I can’t wait to see where my adventures take me.”

Aidan McKiernan

Computer Science

BIG 10 STEM & Irish Studies in Dublin, Ireland

“I can’t wait to meet new people, go on trips, and see what college life is like in Ireland!”

Maya Mileski

Biomedical Engineering

Engineering in Prague, Czech Republic

“I am so thankful for this opportunity to learn abroad and so excited for the new experiences I will have!”

Alexia Moreno

Computer Engineering

Engineering in Buenos Aires, Argentina

“I am incredibly grateful to have the opportunity to travel abroad wearing maize and blue!”

Joseph Peterson

Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate Research at University of Limerick in Limerick, Ireland

“I am so excited to get started on my journey!”

Ian Rosenberg

Naval Archetecture & Marine Engineering

Engineering in Paris, France

“I can’t wait to share all of my adventures in one of the most storied cities with all of you!”

Proxima Centauri B

Aerospace and Interdisciplinary Astronomy

Engineering Laboratory Experience at TUB in Berlin, Germany

“You’re all awesome, and thank you for making this experience possible for me!”

Dominick Thornton

Computer Science

BIG 10 STEM & Irish Studies in Dublin, Ireland

“I am beyond excited to be able to spend 6 weeks in Ireland in this summer.”

Anjali Vemuri

Business Administration

Entrepreneurship in Copenhagen, Denmark

“I’m super excited to travel to Denmark, work with a startup, and meet tons of new people!”

Grace Whah

Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Research at RWTH Aachen in Aachen, Germany 

“I am excited for the experience that I will get on this trip abroad and thank you to everyone who made it possible!”