2017 SPIS People

Mohan Paturi

Mohan Paturi
Welcome to CSE SPIS! I am looking forward to welcoming all of you on campus and working with you together our enthusiastic team of student mentors, staff and faculty.
Email: paturi@cs.ucsd.edu

Gary Gillespie

Hello and welcome to 2017 SPIS. I look forward to working with you! 
Email: ggillespie@eng.ucsd.edu

Benjamin Cosman

Welcome to SPIS!


Courtney Campbell

Courtney Campbell
Hello and welcome to 2016 SPIS. I look forward to working with you!
Email: ccampbell@eng.ucsd.edu
Kyra Rivette

Hiya everyone, and a special welcome to incoming SPISers! I'm a second year Computer Science major from Revelle College, and I'll be helping you out throughout the program as a mentor. I look forward to accompanying you on your journey to discovery!
Email: krivette@ucsd.edu

Christopher Guan

Hello and welcome to SPIS! I was a SPIS student last summer and there was no better way to kick off my college experience than this program. I'm excited to meet all of you and hope to be as strong of a mentor to you as mine were to me. Here's to a memorable 5 weeks!
Email: cwguan@ucsd.edu

Jiaxiao Zhou

Hello everyone! Welcome to SPIS! My name is Joe Zhou and I am first year Computer Engineering major from Warren College. This is my first time working with SPIS, but I am so excited to help you with exploring all kinds of fascinating topics in computer science. I am looking forward to sharing my experience and passions of CS, and also I hope that you will enjoy this epic trip!

Email: jiz417@ucsd.edu

Ethan Lerner

Welcome incoming Tritons! I'm Ethan and I'm an incoming computer engineering student. I was a SPIS mentor last year and I hope this year will be even better.
Email: elerner@ucsd.edu
Anfernee Goon

Hi everyone! I look forward to meeting all of you and doing my best to make SPIS a great experience.

Email: agoon@ucsd.edu

Mathew Kohanfars

Hi everyone! Welcome to UCSD and SPIS! I'm really excited and look forward to meeting everyone this year! At this moment in my academic education, I'm approaching my last year studying mechanical engineering while obtaining a minor in business. In the future, I will also be obtaining my masters. If you have any questions about my experiences so far at UCSD or anything in general just ask me!

Email: mrkohanf@ucsd.edu
Emily Son

Hi everyone, my name is Emily. I am a second year CS major in Sixth College! I am so excited to get to know all of you! 

Email: hes018@ucsd.edu

Paul Cao

Hi everyone. Welcome to UCSD! We are excited to see you for the SPIS program and hope that the experience you will have during SPIS will provide you a strong start for your college career. Look forward to meeting you in person soon!
Email: yic242@eng.ucsd.edu 
Curt Schurgers

Hi everyone. Welcome to SPIS and welcome to UCSD. This is going to be a great experience for all of us and I look forward to seeing you on campus. I will be one of the SPIS instructors, and will show you some basics of Raspberry Pi and robotics.

Veronica Abreu

Veronica Abreu
Welcome to SPIS! As an Undergraduate Advisor I love helping students navigate their way to graduation. I look forward to working closely with all of you!
Email: vabreu@eng.ucsd.edu
Viera Kair

Viera Kair
Welcome to CSE SPIS!
Email: vkair@ucsd.edu

Sergio Villazon

Hello everyone, I'm a Computer Science major from Warren College. I had a really fun time in SPIS last summer and I hope you guys have a great time too. Looking forward to an awesome summer!
Email: svillazo@ucsd.edu
Glenn Raskovich

Hello! I'm Glenn, and I hope I can help everyone attain the best UCSD CSE experience they deserve!

Email: graskovi@ucsd.edu

Namiko Matsumoto

Hi! I am a sophomore in Muir College. I am pursuing computer science and physics degrees. I am looking forward to working with you.

Email: nmatsumo@ucsd.edu

Lavanya Satyan

Hi everyone! My name is Lavanya. I’m a Computer Engineering major from Muir college and I’m looking forward to meeting you all!

Email: lsatyan@ucsd.edu

Sundarshan Srinivasan


Rachel Barrow

Hi everybody, welcome to SPIS and UCSD! I'm looking forward to getting to know you all and helping you out.

Email: rbarrow@ucsd.edu

Anthony Villanueva
Hiya! I'm a second year CS major in sixth college. SPIS has a special place in my heart and my best friends that I hang out with everyday are all from SPIS! I hope I can be a great mentor for y'all and make SPIS as enjoyable for y'all as it was for me!