DI Fellows

DI Fellows are students from Kent Campus, our Regional Campuses, NEOLaunchNET universities and other universities across the U.S. who will work in cohorts on short workshops and training sessions; then be curated into collaborative teams to participate/compete in challenge-style events, such as the hackathons and challenge-based charrettes. These individuals include:

 

Michael Behr
Michael Behr
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology

Sophomore aeronautical systems engineering technology student at Kent State University.

 

Anthony Coetzer-Liversage
Anthony Coetzer-Liversage
Public Health

I am a Fulbright alumnus working on my Ph.D. in public health, with a specialization in prevention sciences. I am looking into theory development for the implementation of innovations.

 

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Jillian Eddy
Engineering Technology

Engineering technology sophomore. Design Innovation is our future.

 

Delonte Goodman
Delonte Goodman
Mechatronics Engineering

I am a sophomore at Kent State, majoring in mechatronics engineering. I am involved in DI to gain experience and work with others in events such as hackathons and scientific research.

 

Apoorva Jain
Apoorva Jain
Fashion Design

Hi! I am a junior in fashion design at Kent State, ready to graduate in May ’21. I am from India and moved to the States almost three years back. I am a Kent Student Ambassador.

 

Caleb Joyner
Caleb Joyner
Applied Engineering: Technology Management

Senior applied engineering: technology management major. Avid numismatist and entrepreneur. Making, repairing, repurposing, and teaching and inspiring others are my greatest pursuits.

 

Luke Leyden
Luke Leyden
Computer Engineering Technology

I am a sophomore in computer engineering technology with a theatrical lighting minor. I enjoy creating and making with a variety of tools and DI is the place for opportunity.

 

Abby Rickabaugh
Abby Rickabaugh
Studio Arts

My name is Abby and I am a senior studio art major, with a minor in photo illustration. I got involved with Design Innovation after attending the a2ru conference last semester.

 

Amrth Ashok Shenava
Amrth Ashok Shenava
Computer Science

I am a student, but also entrepreneur, writer/blogger/podcaster and motivational speaker. The roles require me to think differently and innovatively, which is why I joined DI Fellows.

 

Kelsey Smith
Kelsey Smith
Biology

I am a junior biology (organismal) major, with a psychology minor. I learned about DI in a Biodesign Challenge class I really enjoyed, so I wanted to get involved outside the classroom.

 

Khalil Thompson
Khalil Thompson
Digital Media Production

I am a digital media production major. I got invested in Design Innovation after taking the intro class last semester. Since then I've kept my eye out for anything DI.

 

Ray Yang
Ray Yang
Mechanical Engineering

Ray Yang, a senior mechanical engineering technology major at Kent State, is an automotive enthusiast who hopes to work in converting older cars into electric vehicles.