Meet the Winter 2024 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.

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Adriana Pizzillo

Industrial and Operations Engineering

Edinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh

“Have fun in AA…Edinburgh here I come!!”

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Jiwoo Kim

Chemical Engineering

Engineering in Stockholm, Sweden

“Ready to capture all the remarkable moments during my stay at Stockholm, Sweden!”

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David Bayer

Biodemical Engineering

University New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia

“Two roads diverged on a beach, and I, I took the one less traveled by. Cheers!”

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Abhi Athreya

Aerospace Engineering

French American Exchange Program at ENSEA in Cergy-Pontoise, France

“I’m incredibly grateful & excited to embark on this personal & academic journey to France—I’m going to come back a more global engineer ready to integrate different perspectives and ideas.”

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Niko Economos

Aerospace Engineering

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Madrid, Spain

“Let’s Explore!”

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Reese Liebman

Computer Science

Computer Science and Tech Career Accelerator in Prague, Czech Republic

“I’m incredibly grateful to IPE for providing me with the opportunity to live like a local in Prague, and I am excited to share my exploration of the atmosphere, cuisines, music, and people of the city!”

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Grant Touchette

Aerospace Engineering

University New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia

“Thank you for instilling my engineering fundamentals, I can only feel gratitude for how the CoE is enabling this epic Aussie adventure.”

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Isha Venkatesh

Mechanical Engineering

Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain

“I’m excited to share my experiences abroad with everyone and escape the Michigan winter!”

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Roy Chowdhury

Industrial and Operations

Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Singapore

“I am excited for this new chapter in my journey.”

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Rachit Khandelwal

Computer Science

Computer Science and Tech Career Accelerator in Prague, Czech Republic

“As I prepare to embark on this incredible journey to Prague, I carry with me not only my excitement and curiosity, but also the invaluable knowledge and skills I’ve gained from the College of Engineering, ready to apply them in new and challenging contexts.”