Who We Are

Who We Are

Our committee is a team effort. We work as a unit to try and ensure that our department can provide the events that best cater to the needs of its graduate students. All of us share the responsibility so feel free to reach out to any of us. However, our main point of contact is listed as our ECE GradSAC Chair.

Corey Snyder (Chair) cesnyde2@illinois.edu

Focus: Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Fun Fact: I have played guitar for 10+ years and love anything with Corgis!

Steven Kolaczkowski | kolaczk2@illinois.edu

Focus: Nanotechnology

Hobby: Board games, D&D, gardening, arts and crafts, and softball

Mingye Irene Xiong | mxiong5@illinois.edu

Focus: Computational Nanotechnology

Hobby: Ballroom Dance & Cooking

Kristina Miller | kmmille2@illinois.edu

Focus: Cyberphysical systems, controls systems, robotics

Hobby: Violin, piano, swimming, running, drawing.

Fun fact: I like to spin pens and roll coins (but I’m not very good).

Alex Pietros | pietros2@illinois.edu

Focus: Fiber Photonics

Hobby: Soccer and Boxing

Fun fact: I spend more time searching for music on Spotify than listening.

Kavita Desai | kvdesai2@illinois.edu

Focus: Electromagnetics and Optics

Hobby: Cooking, napping, and playing with lasers

Fun fact: I love chocolate (but I do not like caramel)