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OFFICERS

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PRESIDENT
Deepanjali Chowdhury
President
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Howdy! I’m Deepanjali (also go by Deepa). I’m a senior electrical engineering major who will serve as President for Spring 2024! My interests are in battery technology and photovoltaics with plans to get a Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering. I’m so excited to get to know y’all and can’t wait for the events this year in HKN!

VICE PRESIDENT
Hafsa Bokhari
Vice President

Howdy! My name is Hafsa Bokhari. I’m a senior Electrical Engineering major with a minor in Mathematics and Spanish and I will be your Vice President for the Spring 2024 semester! I interned with Texas Instruments this past summer working in Quality Reliability & Assurance. I am thrilled to be a part of such a great organization and am looking forward to being your VP this year!

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SECRETARY
Aditya Biradar
Secretary

Howdy! My name is Aditya Biradar and I'm a CPEN major at Texas A&M. I will be serving as your secretary for the Spring semester of 2024! I'm excited about working with this organization and getting to know everyone this semester!

Treasurer

Isidora Wright is a Computer Engineering student, graduating in Spring 2024 and minoring in cybersecurity. Her interests are cybersecurity, computer architecture, and hardware security. She joined the SETH Lab in Summer 2023 and is working on hardware fuzzing.

CO-TREASURER
Isidora Wright
Co-Treasurer
CO-TREASURER
BHAVYA SANCHETI

Howdy! My name is Bhavya Sancheti. I’m a sophomore Electrical Engineering major with a minor in Mathematics and I will be your Treasurer for the Spring 2024 semester! My interest lie in semiconductors and I plan on getting a masters degree. I'm excited to be a member of this fantastic organization and eagerly anticipate serving as your co-treasurer this year!

Social Chair
SOCIAL CHAIR
Brandon Cisneros

Howdy everyone, my name is Brandon Cisneros!  I am a junior majoring in Computer Engineering, and I will serve as Social Chair this semester!  I have a passion for both software design and computer hardware.  This past summer, I interned with ExxonMobil in the High Performance Computing department, which proved to be a happy combination of both things.  I am excited to meet everyone this semester!

SERVICE CHAIR
Aidan Cisneros

Howdy! My name is Aidan Cisneros and I will be acting as service chair for the coming semester. I am a junior Computer Engineering major with interests in both software and hardware avenues. This past summer I interned at ExxonMobil working with GitHub and Microsoft Azure among other tools. Hope to meet you all at our events this year!

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Corporate Chair
CORPORATE CHAIR 
Mohammad Rafay
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Howdy! My name is Mohammad, and I am a Corporate Chair of HKN for Spring 2024! I am a Computer Engineering major in the Class of 2025. I’m interested in working in the software engineering or data science field post-graduation. This past summer I interned at the Texas Department of Transportation as a Cybersecurity Engineer. I look forward to getting to know you all! 

WEBMASTER
Jonathan Chen
Webmaster

Howdy! My name is Jonathan Chen. I’m a junior Electrical Engineering major and the Webmaster of HKN! I strive to contribute to the success and cohesion of HKN and am looking forward to spending the upcoming semester with everyone. 

PROJECT TEAM LEAD
Hayden Sipple

Kevin (Hayden) is a graduate student studying Electrical Engineering and Engineering Management. He has previously worked with the Hardware Security lab (SETH) under Dr. JV. His interests reside in Motors, Power Systems, Energy Security, and Interdisciplinary Cyber Security. As Project Lead, he plans to make sure everyone has a chance to participate and be an integrated part of our prestigious organization by offering a project allowing students to apply their knowledge outside of the classroom further enriching their education.

Project Team Lead
Ass T. Lead
Assistant Team Lead 
Paymon Forough

Howdy! My name is Paymon Forough and I’m a senior Electrical Engineering major and Assistant Project Lead for HKN! I am interested in hardware and power technology and have a power internship lined up for this summer with LCRA. I cannot wait to work with our members to tackle the projects we have next year and learn together!

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