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AIChE Board 2023-2024

Meet this year's AIChE Board members! Also, read about past AIChE Board Alumni! See where the alumni have gone after their time with AIChE and their current endeavors!

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Soi Iwamoto


Hi everyone, I'm Soi! The Chemical Engineering community at UC San Diego has changed my life in so many amazing ways, and I'm glad I can give back to it through AIChE. 

Fun fact: I grew up in Thailand!

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Hailey Tran

VP Internal

Helloo, I'm Hailey! As VP Internal, I hope to help everyone in our ChemE community get to know each other better through fun social events.

Fun Fact: I have a twin sister but we look nothing alike — we're 4 inches apart :)

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Eric Oberholtz

 VP External

Hi, my name is Eric and I'm the VP External! My main job is overseeing the outreach, industry, and department relations, building new opportunities for students to get involved with industry and improve their professional skills. Let me know if you ever need any help!


Audrey Lee

VP Operations

Hey, I'm Audrey! One of my main jobs is to design and keep this website running. I also keep AIChE's documents organized, so it's easier for everyone to find what they need!

Fun Fact: I love to make pottery!

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Chinyelugo Onwuasoanya

VP Finance 

Hi everyone, my name is Chinyelugo and I am AIChE VP Finance! I assist in budgeting and acquiring funds for all AIChE events so that everyone can have a great time with some great food!

Fun Fact: I enjoy going to farmer's markets and crocheting!

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Zorex Villadelgado Jr.

Co- Publicity & Social Media Chair

Hey y'all, I'm Zorex! As Publicity and Social Media Chair, I create flyers and graphics, send out the weekly newsletters, and manage posts on AIChE's Facebook, Instagram, and Discord!

Fun Fact: I use slide-to-type on my phone!

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Mimi Tanglertsampan

Co- Publicity & Social Media Chair

Hi, I am Mimi! I can't wait to make cute graphics and promoting our events !

Fun Fact: I can speak five languages!

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Zachary Yam

Co-Industry Chair

Hi I am Zach! I am Co-Industry Chair for AIChE involved in contacting industry representatives and ensuring that AIChE members are prepared for life outside of college.

Fun Fact: I like to learn random skills from solving Rubik's cubes to juggling.


Serena Low

Co-Industry Chair

Hi, I'm Serena! 

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Clayton Ng

Fundraising Chair

Hi, I'm Clayton! As the Fundraising Chair, I am in charge of raising funds for all things AIChE by collaborating with outside companies and holding on campus fundraisers.

Fun Fact: I've never flown on a plane before!

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Wyeth Marshall

Co-NChE Chair

Hi there, I'm Wyeth! As Co-NChE Chair I collaborate with the Nano Engineering club to plan graduate school and industry career fairs!

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Shayna Skaria

Co-NChE Chair

Hey! I'm Shayna, and I plan events such as the industry career fair!

Fun Fact: Something about me is I LOVE the beach.

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Ria Patel

Department Chair

Hello! I'm Ria! As Department Chair, I hope to organize fun and informative ways for students and AIChE members to interact with and get to know our faculty and staff in NANO and CENG!

Fun Fact: I read and crochet a lot in my free time :)

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Megan Tran

Co-Outreach Chair

Hey, I'm Megan! My favorite part about Outreach is that I am able to connect with my classmates and collaborate with other clubs on campus!


Emma Yakel

Co-Outreach Chair

Hi, my name's Emma!

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Fourth Manaanuntakul

Mentorship Chair

Hi, my name's Dennis Dang and I am the Fundraising Chair where I work with outside organizations to fundraise for AIChE. Fun fact about me is I'm from Oregon and I enjoy playing tennis!

Hi all, I'm Fourth! As the Mentorship Chair, I organize fun events for all Chemical Engineers at UCSD to create meaningful connections and life long relationships between mentors and mentees in the FamilE program.

Fun Fact: I've never had Thai Iced Tea. I'm Thai. ;)

AIChE Projects

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Sabrina Chang-liao

Program Director

Hi guys! I’m Sabrina and my favorite part of my position is being able to help project teams make progress with their goals!

Fun Fact: I'm deathly afraid of birds.

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Tommy Le

Program Manager

Hey, I'm Tommy! As the Projects Program manager, I oversee all 6 of the projects teams and serve as communication between the teams and leadership. 

Fun Fact: I like sewing and making clothes!

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Dennis Buckley

Program Manager

Hi, I'm Dennis. Being the program manager has allowed me to pick up useful skills in both communication and managing people.

Fun Fact: I am left handed. 

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Selene Tang

Research Coordinator

Hello! I'm Selene! My role as a research coordinator involved coordinating lab spaces and advisor allocation for project teams, in addition to organizing technical workshops to support their research efforts.

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Maya Chang

Assistant Program Director

Hey, I'm Maya! I assist the Program Director in overseeing the Projects Program and monitoring progress.

Fun Fact: I was in a Lifetime TV show about cheerleading that flopped!

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Alex Ho

Assistant Program Manager

Hi I'm Alex! As an assistant project manager I assist Tommy and Dennis with ensuring that project teams are running smoothly.

Fun Fact: I love to sleep (I nap too much), play basketball, find new music, or find new food and drink spots with my friends! 

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Jennifer Le

Assistant Research Coordinator

Hi, my name's Dennis Dang and I am the Fundraising Chair where I work with outside organizations to fundraise for AIChE. Fun fact about me is I'm from Oregon and I enjoy playing tennis!

Hi! I am Jennifer and my favorite part of being an Assistant Research Coordinator is being able to aid Selene, our Research Coordinator, with supporting the Project Teams on the technical side.

Fun Fact: I enjoy making polymer clay pins and crocheting. 

Past AIChE Board Alumni

AIChE is an organization that prides itself on progress and improvement. Below are some members that have helped develop and turn AIChE at UCSD into an amazing organization with various programs. Read about their amazing accomplishments and current endeavors below. If you are a past alumni and want to be included on this page, please contact us at or fill out the form below!


Serena Ko

President 2022-2023

After graduating in 2023 with her B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Serena went on to finish an internship at Tesla and moved to Evanston, IL to pursue her M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. Her proudest accomplishment during her presidency of AIChE was hosting the AIChE Western Regional Conference and completing the transition from virtual events back into in-person events! 

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