Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Computing and computing systems, from super-computers to smartphones to networked sensors, have transformed science and society.
“I’ve always wanted to travel to Australia, and I had an opportunity to study abroad through the Olin Business School even as an Engineering student.” - Julia, Class of 2018
Hometown: Oakland, California
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Urban Studies
Extracurricular: Varsity Track and Field, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Teaching English as a Second Language
With help from experts around the world, the National Academy of Engineering identified “Grand Challenges for Engineering” in the 21st century. From access to clean water and renewable energy sources to better medicine and a safer Internet, WashU engineers are committed to addressing them.