Here are our Spring 2021 officers for SWIP!
Hey all! I’m Yaashnaa, the SWIP President and my pronouns are she, her, hers. Currently, I’m a junior in engineering physics and actively involved in research. Apart from that, I enjoy watching anime, drinking good coffee, and swimming.
Hello! My name is Lydia Spychalla. I’m a junior studying Engineering Physics and I’m the Vice President for SWIP. My pronouns are she/her/hers. Besides physics I like to run and do puzzles and play the piano, and I think Jimmy John’s is superior to Subway 🥖🥖
Hi! I’m Liz Zhang, and I’m the co-secretary of SWIP! I’m currently a freshman in engineering physics, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. In my free time, I like to read mystery novels, play Tetris, and make stupid physics jokes, such as: “What did one photon say to the other photon? … Nothing, it just waved!
Hello! My name is Healey Kogan, I’m the co-secretary of SWIP, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I’m currently a freshman in LAS physics. My favorite activities are reading, watching Jeopardy!, and playing clarinet in the Marching Illini. I can’t wait to meet you at SWIP events!
Hi everyone! I’m Tessa, the treasurer of SWIP and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I’m currently a freshman in engineering physics and starting research the Spring 2021 semester. I enjoy making digital art and watching Youtube in my free time. Look forward to meeting you at SWIP events!
Hello friendos! I’m Brian Nguyen! I’m the SWIP Intersectionality Chair. My pronouns are he/him/his, but you can use gender neutrals as well. I’m a senior in LAS physics. My pastimes include baking, cooking and existing in a state of uncertainty. You know, though, who isn’t at this point? I hope to see you at these SWIP events!
Hello all! I am Annie Gao, the outreach chair of SWIP. At SWIP, I am passionate about connecting students and faculties by holding various events, such as monthly Tea Times. As a physics student I do research in astrophysics and nuclear physics. I also enjoy writing calligraphy and baking during my free time.
Heyo! My name is Annabelle, the new Social Media Chair (pronouns she/her/hers). I’m responsible for this website, SWIPS Facebook, Twitter, and other online promotions. I’m a freshman with in DGS, but I’m working hard to be accepted into the Physics department officially. I never back down from a challenge, so if you want your butt kicked in any card or board game, find me at the next SWIP meeting.