PennEWB Executive Board 2014


President – Ariel Shaulson, Engineering ‘16 & Wharton ’16 |


Ariel is a junior studying Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Health Care Management in the Wharton School. She has been involved with EWB since her first semester at Penn and travelled to Guatemala on an International trip the summer after her freshman year. She enjoyed working as VP of Public Relations last year and is very excited to work with all the different committees this year to expand EWB and implement sustainable, impactful projects! At Penn she is also involved in Penn Women’s Ice Hockey, Penn Health Initiative and is a member of Sigma Delta Tau. In her free time, she enjoys photography and traveling.


VP of International Projects – Grace Memmo, Engineering ’16 |

Grace Headshot EWB

Grace is a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She has been involved with Penn EWB since her first semester at Penn serving on the local committee and going on the international project to Cameroon in the summer of 2014. She currently serves as Vice President of International, but has also been involved as a project lead for the Guatemala project. Grace looks forward to organizing Penn’s newest international project and continuing to monitor current projects. Outside of EWB and studying for her engineering classes, you’ll find Grace tap dancing or hanging out with her friends in Theta Tau or Alpha Phi.


VP of Local Projects – Sean Cohen, Engineering ’17 |

BiopicSean is a sophomore majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He got involved in PennEWB as a freshman, and participates in the weekly trips to Saul HS with the local committee and was a team member for the 2014 Guatemala project. At Penn, Sean is also involved in on-campus tutoring and is a member of the Club Ultimate Frisbee Team.




Co-VP of Design – Jeremy Santiago, Engineering ‘16 |


Jeremy is a junior studying Mechanical Engineering, minoring in Energy and Sustainability, and sub matriculating into the Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program. He joined EWB during his first semester sophomore year in the design committee where he spent most of his time as the project manager for the Water Pump Project. He hopes to incorporate his interest in energy through efficient design and development of EWB projects. Outside of EWB, Jeremy is a board member for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, a MEAM mentor, and a dancer in Penn’s premier Latin dance troupe Onda Latina. His hobbies include playing piano and dancing salsa.


Co-VP of Design – Shriram Sundararaman, Engineering ‘16 |

shriramShriram Sundararaman is a junior pursuing a BSE in Bioengineering and a minor in Mathematics while on the pre-med route. As a freshman, Shriram helped spearhead the microfluidic initiative of the Design Committee. As a VP of Design, He is excited to collaborate with other students here at Penn to engineer products with real world applications.  Besides EWB, Shriram is heavily involved in undergraduate research in an optogenetics lab and is also an avid member of Penn Masti, the premier co-ed South Asian fusion dance team on campus!



VP of Public Relations – William Tam, Engineering ’17 |

William is a sophomore studying Systems Engineering and minoring in computer science and engineering entrepreneurship. He has been involved with EWB since his first semester, serving as director of external events. He is looking forward to expanding the club’s presence on campus and creating a more tight-knit community among EWB members. Outside of EWB, William is involved in Lambda Phi Epsilon and Penn Taiwanese Society. His hobbies include learning new languages, traveling, eating, and hanging with friends.


Treasurer – Chetna Johri, Wharton & Engineering ‘16 |

chetnaChetna is a junior in the M&T program, studying Bioengineering and concentrating in Healthcare Management and OPIM. In addition to Engineers without Borders, Chetna is doing research with the Healthcare Management department and is part of the Weiss Tech House Community Relations Committee, MedX Externship Committee, and Wharton Undergraduate Healthcare Club. Her hobbies include running and reading.



Chief of Media and Operations – Jerry Chang, Engineering ‘17 |


Jerry is a freshman pursuing a majoring in Computer Science and Economics. He first became involved with EWB as a freshman in late fall, on the Design Committee. Looking forward to a great year, he hopes to increase outreach and influence of EWB both within and outside the Engineering School through many media outlets. Outside of EWB, Jerry is involved with PTS, JSA, and SASE. He also DJs and produces music in his free time, making tunes under the moniker Rolstone, and frequently publishes his music on SoundCloud.






Advisory Board

Joseph Sun

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

Director, Office of Academic Programs

School of Engineering and Applied Science, SEAS


Megan Doherty

Associate Director for International and Service Initiatives, SEAS



John Keenan, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, SEAS

Associate Dean for Education, SEAS

Faculty Adviser, PennEWB


Kenneth Foster, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Department of Bioengineering, SEAS

Faculty Adviser, PennEWB



Tony Sauder, P.E., P.G.

Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, SEAS, and Department of Earth & Environmental Science

Senior Hydrogeologist, Pennoni Associates

Professional Mentor, PennEWB