Student Ambassadors

Get the Luddy student perspective

Curious about life at the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering? Our Student Ambassadors will tell you all about it. Check out their bios and email them directly with your questions or to set up a one-on-one chat or Zoom.

You can also learn about Luddy life from our Pacesetters. They help ensure that the student experience here is diverse and inclusive.


Undergraduate Ambassadors

Become an Undergraduate Ambassador

Luddy undergraduate ambassadors talk to high school students and parents about our degrees, career options, and Luddy student life opportunities. By becoming an Ambassador, you’ll build your leadership, presentation, and communication skills, add to your resume, network with students and employers, and provide a service to both prospective students and to Luddy!

Current undergraduate students interested in learning more about joining the Ambassador team should email Lauren Headley at

Nicky Goh
Nicky Goh - Junior
  • Major: Intelligent Systems Engineering (Computer Engineering concentration)
  • Minor: Math, Computer Science, Medical Sciences
  • Hometown: Bloomington, IN
  • Email:
  • Platform Development Intern, Stryker (Summer 2023)
  • Technology & Digital Infrastructure Engineering Intern, Boeing (2022-23)
  • Natural Sciences Editor, IU Journal of Undergraduate Research (2021-23)
  • Field Supervisor, IC-EMS at IU (2023)
  • Undergraduate Research, Fuqua & Macklin Labs (2019-21, 2022)
Anudeep Jain
Anudeep Jain - Junior
  • Major: Cybersecurity & Global Policy
  • Minor: Cognitive Science, Intelligence Studies, Informatics
  • Hometown: Bloomington, IN
  • Email:
  • Civic Innovation Intern, enFocus (2023)
  • INgineering Club, Director of Professional Development (2022-23)
  • Indian Student Association
  • Boy Scouts of America
Peyton Johnson
Peyton Johnson - Senior
  • Major: Computer Science (Security specialization)
  • Hometown: Racine, WI
  • Email:
  • Network/Security Infrastructure Intern, CNH (Summer 2023)
  • Tech Team Member, UITS Tech Center Consulting (2022-23)
  • Cybersecurity Club
  • Club Golf Team
Calvin Josenhans
Calvin Josenhans - Sophomore
  • Major: Computer Science (Programming Languages specialization), Mathematics
  • Minor: Spanish
  • Hometown: Mishawaka, IN
  • Email:
  • Luddy Living Learning Center, Peer Mentor (2023-24)
  • IU Chess Club
Lexi Kassenbrock
Lexi Kassenbrock - Sophomore
  • Major: Informatics (Biology cognate)
  • Minor: Biology, Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hometown: Evansville, IN
  • Email:
  • Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority
Kareena Katsman
Kareena Katsman - Junior
  • Major: Cybersecurity & Global Policy
  • Minor: Slavic & Eastern European Languages and Cultures
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Email:
  • Teacher Assistant Internship, IU Intensive Freshman Seminar (Summer 2023)
  • Luddy Pre-College Summer Program, Lead Counselor (Summer 2023)
  • Hutton Honors Council Association, Science and Technology Council Board Member
  • Women in Computing Club
  • Cybersecurity Club
  • Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life, Leadership & Wellness Educator
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority
Wodsander Maxime
Wodsander Maxime - Junior
  • Major: Cybersecurity & Global Policy
  • Hometown: Fishers, IN
  • Email:
  • Future Black Leaders Inc. (Summer 2023)
  • Luddy Pre-College Summer Program, Counselor (Summer 2023)
  • Cybersecurity Club
Cameron McEvilly
Cameron McEvilly - Sophomore
  • Major: Informatics (Business cognate)
  • Minor: Data Science
  • Hometown: Bloomington, IN
  • Email:
  • Student Athletic Board, Chair
Aaron Olson
Aaron Olson - Sophomore
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor: Psychology, Statistics
  • Hometown: Canton, IL
  • Email:
  • Luddy Living Learning Center, Peer Mentor (2023-24)
  • Undergraduate Research, participant (2022-23)
  • Luddy Living Learning Center, Executive Board (2022)
Carian Perez
Carian Perez - Junior
  • Major: Intelligent Systems Engineering (Cyber-Physical Systems concentration)
  • Minor: Mathematics, Creative Advertising
  • Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
  • Email:
  • Explore Intern, Microsoft (Summer 2023)
  • Society of Women Engineers, Executive Board
  • Latino Cultural Center, Latina Initiative Facilitator
  • Social Media Assistant, Kelley School of Business
  • Groups Scholar
  • IU Powerlifting Team
Kyla Peter
Kyla Peter - Junior
  • Major: Data Science (Data Science Design specialization)
  • Minor: Environmental Sustainability Studies
  • Hometown: Lamar, IN
  • Email:
  • Advanced Analytics Intern, Brown-Forman (Summer 2023)
  • Study Abroad, Hutton Honors: Costa Rica (Summer 2023)
  • IT Security Intern, Brown-Forman (Summer 2022)
  • Luddy Living Learning Center (2021-22)
  • Intramural Volleyball
Niyati Ramanathan
Niyati Ramanathan - Junior
  • Major: Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence specialization), Finance
  • Hometown: Hillsborough, NJ
  • Email:
  • Study Abroad, Global Business Immersion: Singapore (2023)
  • Data Systems Intern, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (Summer 2022)
  • Woman's Financial Association, Vice President
  • Epsilon Nu Tau Business Fraternity, Academic Chair
  • Intramural Dodgeball
Danishjeet Singh
Danishjeet Singh - Junior
  • Major: Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence specialization)
  • Minor: Data Science, Statistics
  • Hometown: Punjab, India
  • Email:
  • OSoME@IU (Observatory on Social Media), Research Assistant
  • IU Computer Vision Lab, Research Assistant
  • IU Google Developer Student Clubs, Technical Officer
  • Luddy Tech Consultant
  • Luddy Living Learning Center
  • IU Asian Pacific Islander Alumni Association
Dane Spencer
Dane Spencer - Junior
  • Major: Computer Science (Software Engineering specialization)
  • Minor: Virtual Reality, Informatics, Creative Technologies in Art+Design
  • Hometown: Roachdale, IN
  • Email:
  • Research & Extension Experience for Undergraduates, Georgia University, Virtual Experience Laboratory (Summer 2023)
  • Luddy Student Planning and Resource Corp, member (2023-present)
  • Luddy Living Learning Center, Peer Mentor (2022-present)
  • Undergraduate Research, participant (2022)
Olivia Venditti
Olivia Venditti - Junior
  • Major: Informatics (Business cognate)
  • Minor: Business, Anthropology
  • Hometown: Mishawaka, IN
  • Email:
  • Project Coordinator Intern, Trimble Co. (Summer 2023)
  • Options Analyst Intern, Chicago Board of Options Exchange (Summer 2022)
  • Luddy Dean's Advisory Council, Student Representative (2022-present)
  • Luddy Living Learning Center, Peer Mentor
  • Undergraduate Research, participant (2021)
  • IU Women's Rugby Team, Event Coordinator & Most Valuable Forward
Evan Weidner
Evan Weidner - Junior
  • Major: Intelligent Systems Engineering (Computer Engineering concentration)
  • Minor: Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science
  • Hometown: St Louis, MO
  • Email:
  • Software Engineer Intern, Mastercard (Summer 2023)
  • Design Intern, MoDOT (Summer 2022)
  • Research, Math Cancer Lab (2023) & Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning (2022)
  • Alpha Kappa Psi (Business Fraternity), A.D. of Technology (2023)
  • Intramural Tennis and Soccer
Reid Zona
Reid Zona - Sophomore
  • Major: Informatics (Business cognate)
  • Minor: Psychology, Business
  • Hometown: Barrington, IL
  • Email:
  • Study Abroad, IT/UX Research Intern - Tribboo: Spain (Summer 2023)
  • Intern, Cappella (Summer 2023)
  • Intern, Mobile Mark (Summer 2022)
  • Undergraduate Research, participant (2023)

Graduate Ambassadors

Graduate Ambassadors provide support to prospective and incoming students by sharing useful resources and their valuable experiences both in and outside of the classroom. They are enthusiastic Luddy Graduate students with the passion to help other students find their niche within Luddy, and transition to their life at IU and Bloomington.

By becoming an Ambassador, you can demonstrate leadership and service at a Big 10 University, build your communication skills, add to your resume, network with students and employers, and give back to your school.

For more information about becoming a Luddy Graduate Ambassador contact us at

Pallabi Bhowmick
Pallabi Bhowmick
  • Major(s): PhD in Informatics
  • About Pallabi
    • Pallabi is a Ph.D. student in Informatics. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from India and pursued Master’s Degree in Informatics from Technical University of Munich, Germany. She worked as a Developer in Wipro and Intel before joining Indiana University. On a personal front, she loves to travel, experience different culture, and has thoroughly enjoyed her journeys to more than 20 countries across 3 continents.
Sabid Bin Habib
Sabid Bin Habib
  • Major(s): PhD in Computer Science
  • About Sabid
    • Sabid is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science. He works on improving the privacy of the internet of things (IoT) with Dr. Apu Kapadia in the IU Privacy Lab. Sabid is enthusiastic about making friends from diverse cultures, traveling places, taking photos, and playing sports such as cricket and table tennis. Sabid grew up in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and completed his undergrad at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
Laura Brumleve
Laura Brumleve
  • Major(s): MS Library Science
  • About Laura
    • Laura is completing her first year as a master’s student in the Library Sciences program specializing in Data Science. She received her Undergraduate degree in Sociology and worked in clinical research for a couple years before joining the MLS program. In her free time, she enjoys reading science fiction and foraging for mushrooms!
Larry Gates
Larry Gates
  • Major(s): PhD in Computer Science
  • About Larry
    • Larry is a PhD student in Computer Science. He works with Dr. David Leake in research on Case-Based Reasoning. He is one of the associate instructors for one of the intro classes for the Luddy undergraduate computer science class. His PhD Minor was in Instructional Systems Technology (through the Education School). Larry grew up in Indianapolis and completed his undergraduate at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Ambarish Gurjar
Ambarish Gurjar
  • Major(s): Masters of Intelligent Systems Engineering
  • About Ambarish
    • Ambarish Gurjar is a PhD. Student at Intelligent Systems Engineering Department. He is from Mumbai, India with a background in Computer Engineering. Before coming to Indiana University he deployed projects that use Deep learning methodologies to help grape farmers in India and assist persons with visual impairment.