Jaume Pujadas

What prompted you to apply to be an M&TSI attendee? I applied to M&TSI because I wanted to learn more about the qualities of successful startups and what differentiates them from ones that fail. I also wanted to apply to M&TSI to learn more about the intersection of business andRead More

Shomik Ghose

Shomik Ghose Hometown: Houston, TX M&TSI Year: 2018 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? When I began my search for colleges, the Jerom Fisher Program, also known as M&T, immediately caught my eye. It seemed right out of a dream, an academically rigorous program that combined twoRead More

Alexander Ruhl

Alexander Ruhl Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ M&TSI Year: 2018 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? From drafting marketing plans in DECA to building a car with my dad, business and engineering have always been my passions. After watching a few episodes of Shark Tank, I recognized the needRead More

Elizabeth Stone

Elizabeth Stone Hometown: Miami, FL M&TSI Year: 2018 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? Recently, businesses focused on technological innovation have been the most significant drivers of change in our society. Therefore, I felt it was imperative to gain a basic understanding of engineering fundamentals as wellRead More

Ryan Finvarb

Ryan Finvarb Hometown: Miami Beach, FL M&TSI Year: 2017 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? Over the past few years I’ve become interested in a variety of businesses, especially in the high-tech industry. In addition, I developed an affinity for how engineering applies mathematics to virtually anyRead More

Leticia Schettino

Leticia Schettino Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil M&TSI Year: 2017 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? I was interested in the program from the moment I found it online, not only was it at Penn – a university I have always dreamed of attending – it hadRead More

Rudra Puri

Rudra Puri Hometown: London, UK M&TSI Year: 2012 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? I wanted to make the most of my summer and explore my concurrent interests in both business and engineering. After doing some research online I found M&TSI and saw that it matched myRead More

Michael Cheng

Michael Cheng Hometown: Hong Kong M&TSI Year: 2013 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? I applied to take part in M&TSI because I had always been fascinated by the ways in which scientific and technological innovations continuously advance the world we live in, hence wanted to increaseRead More

Rui Jing Jiang

Rui Jing Jiang Hometown: Irvine, CA M&TSI Year: 2013 WHY DID YOU APPLY TO TAKE PART IN M&TSI? As a result of participating in various clubs and camps, I was very interested in social entrepreneurship in the rapidly evolving tech industry. I thought that M&TSI could help me understand theRead More