Student Presidents

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

President 2022 – 2023

Mikayla sherwood

I am a senior studying Computer Science: Computer Engineering. I’ve been part of AISES since my freshman year, and I enjoy plants, photography, and movies. As the president of AISES, I look forward to celebrating Native American Heritage month and traveling to our National Conference with fellow members. Look forward to meeting you all! Maacagíraac! 


National Society of Black Engineers

co-Presidents 2022 – 2023

Maxwell nwokeukwu





Jalen Thomas


Maxwell is a senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Mines! He plays defensive line for the Mines NCAA Division II Football Team.  He is from Highlands Ranch, CO and enjoys watching movies and exploring the outdoors on his free time.  

Jalen is a senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering with an Emphasis in Aerospace. He is a multitasker and a driven student athlete who plays Outside Linebacker for the Mines NCAA Division II football team. In addition to football and school, he is founding the first Theme Park and Engineering Design (TPED) club at Mines. Jalen was born and raised in Englewood, CO. He loves to travel, try new things, and spend time with his family.


Out in Science Technology Math & Science

President 2022 – 2023

SYD Thomas


I’m a Senior in Engineering Physics with an area of special interest in Space/Planetary Science and Engineering. I love doing art and playing board games. I’m excited to help keep oSTEM’s array of social events going, and to continue building connections to support LGBTQ+ people at Mines! 

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

President 2022 – 2023

Indiana sjahputera

Hello everyone! My name is Indiana Sjahputera, and I’m majoring in Mechanical Engineering with an Area of Special Interest in Humanitarian Engineering. This will be my fourth year involved in SASE, and my third year on the Executive Board. As the SASE President, I am excited to not only help celebrate and showcase Asian heritage, but to also help promote diversity and inclusivity on campus. While I’m not doing school work or SASE, I’m currently continuing my internship at NREL for the next school year, and am excited for what this school year will bring! 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Fall President 2022

Leonardo ArAgón

Fall President 2022

Sebastian Negrete-Alamillo

I am a senior studying biochemistry with a minor in public affairs through the McBride Honors program. I’ve been a part of SHPE since freshman year where it truly became my home away from home. Because of this, I wish to give back to the chapter by creating that same community that welcomed me years ago. I’m looking forward to connecting with you all and having a great year! 

Hola! My name is Sebastian! I am a first-generation student devoted towards helping increase interest in STEM fields. I joined SHPE to help others and myself develop the skills to be successful professionals and  people. Outside of school and SHPE, I enjoy playing sports, watching sports, and hitting the gym.