Current Staff and Alumni

Our Student Consultants are skilled members of our CEETE Team.  They are also students, researchers, performers, and, fantastically interesting people!


Jonah Leurquin

Jonah Leurquin: “I am a senior geological engineering student and have worked here at CEETE for a few years now. I enjoy this work because I like working through problems and learning how to best teach science courses. As a student, I am interested in how we can use geophysics to learn more about geohazard protection. If you were to run into me on a random summer day I am most likely biking around Lake Mendota jamming to my summer playlists and eating an artisan PBJ sandwich.”


Haengjung Ye

Haengjung(“Haeng”) Ye joined CEETE in September of 2016, and has been a Lead Consultant since January of 2018.
She is an senior major in Computer Sciences. She is interested in how technology can bring values in society, so she has also worked as an undergraduate researcher in the Learning Sciences Lab at WCER. As one of the organizers at MadHacks – Wisconsin’s largest hackathon, she spends her time helping other students expand their passion in CS. In her spare time she enjoys playing the keyboard, running, and watching cool videos of Boston Dynamics.


Yingshi (Shay) Zhang

Yingshi (Shay) Zhang: Shay is a senior double majoring Computer Science and Statistics, and has been working for CEETE as a technology consultant since March 2016. She is passionate about technology, specifically about the field of Human-Computer Interaction. In her free time, Shay likes to spend her time working out at the gym, with her friends or with the cats.




Roz Stengle

Roz Stengle is a sophomore double majoring in Computer Science and Economics and has been working with CEETE since the spring of 2017. She loves technology and how people interact with it and make decisions. When she’s not reading up on game theory or distributed systems, she’s probably cooking, hiking or watching a SciFi movie and thinking about her future dogs.


Diego Fratta

Diego Fratta is a first-year student here at CEETE. He has been a part of the student consulting team since December 2017. Diego is studying Computer Engineering and Computer Science hoping to work with virtual reality someday or as a professor. Outside of school and work Diego enjoys watching and playing soccer, video games and watching TV.




Kudirat Alimi


Kudirat Alimi: “I’m a freshman from New York CIty studying Computer Science as well as an Undergraduate Research Scholar who works on implementing interventions for kids in the Social Kids Lab. My interests lie heavily in Educational Psychology and understanding how technology can improve classrooms and make the learning experience inclusive. I also enjoy drawing and looking up random game theories in my spare time.”


Allison Henke

Allison Henke started as a consultant in March 2018 and is currently a sophomore double majoring in Neurobiology and Psychology. She has interests in biology, neurology, and wants to pursue a career in the medical field. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, dancing, playing instruments; like the ukulele, enjoying the outdoors, and hanging out with friends.

CEETE Alumni

They may graduate, but their service will be remembered!



Keegan MacDonald

Keegan MacDonald was a consultant from 2014-2017. He studied Geological Engineering and Geoscience with a Certificate in German and an intended Certificate in International Engineering. A past exchange program ignited his interest in German culture and inspired him to take a summer internship at RU-Bochum. In his free time, he enjoys playing music and following sports.


Gregory Spicer

Gregory Spicer was a CEETE consultant from 2015-2017. He has a passion for many languages of programming including web development, Java, C and others. Also, he has experience with embedded systems and microprocessors. In his spare time Gregory enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, the Denver Broncos, relaxing with friends, and most sports.

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Mike Zimmerman

Mike Zimmerman was a Consultant from 2013-2017. He was a Geoscience and Geological Engineering double major focusing on Geotechnical Engineering. In his spare time, Mike enjoys running, following the Badgers and Packers, and spending time outside.


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Brandon Garcynski

Brandon Garczynski was a consultant from 2013-2016. He graduated from Chemical Engineering. When Brandon isn’t helping professors with their Moodle courses or doing homework, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, watching the Badgers and Packers, and playing with puppies.  Brandon also spent his time on campus as an undergraduate researcher in the Huber Research Group.

Connor Neff ’16

Connor Neff was a consultant since 2014. He graduated in May 2016 with a Computer Science degree. Connor has a passion for  information security as well as web development, and other types of programming and is currently employed in Dallas, Texas, at State Farm in Information Security. Connor in his spare time enjoys movies, performing improv, and running.


Kurians Paul

Kurians Paul was a consultant from October 2015-August 2016.  An avid Computer Sciences major, he has a passion for iOS app development, discovering new cultures, and going to hackathons. As of late, he spends his time learning new things, meeting new people and relaxing with friends. However, when he isn’t doing any of those things, you can find him either lifting weights at the SERF or playing some indoor soccer at the Futsal court!



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