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Okunade, Umar

Okunade, Umar
Major: 
Electrical Engineering

What is the RISE area of interest during your first year and why?: 

The area that interests me is Service. I plan on working with the Academic Achievement Program to tutor students in Theater, Calculus and Calculus 2. I have had a lot of experience helping my friends and classmates but with the AAP I will get to work with people of different races and backgrounds which will help me grow.

What is the RISE area of interest during your second year and why?: 

My area of interest for the second year is Research. I want to do research because it is something I feel would benefit me both right now and in the future.

What are your involvements and or extracurricular activities?: 
  • I work as an Undergraduate Programming Assistant for the the Stamp Special Events
  • I am the Treasurer for the African Student Association
What is your cool engineering experience?: 

When I was a kid, we had a homework to make a simple circuit that would light a bulb. I was so confused as to how that would happen but after working with my dad and completing the assignment I was so amazed I could do something like that and I've been EE ever since.