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THE SQUARE ROOT CREW

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Nicholas Haystings

 

Executive Director

QUIRK: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Tinkerer, maker, and all around gearhead. Sacramento native and proud CSUS alumni with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

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Michael Clopton

 

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Mike is currently studying mechanical engineering at Sierra College. He is originally from Long Beach, CA and he enjoys collecting backpacks! 

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Brennan McCulloch

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMING

Hailing from North Highlands, Brennan is a UCSC (Go Slugs!) graduate with a degree in Computer Science: Computer Game Design. He’s incredibly obsessed with Hip Hop (to the point that he makes his own) and loves lemon-flavored candy.

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Huymaoon Rafei

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: STEAM

I am from Sacramento , Currently a Computer Science student at CSUS. I have a bachelor's degree in Economics from Pune , India. I have been a lecturer in Kandahar University for more than three years. I love to play soccer and go to new places.

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Joshua Ortiz

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Originally from LA, Joshua is currently studying computer engineering at CSUS (Go Hornets!) For fun, Joshua enjoys working with technology, playing video games and going on drives.

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Didier (Dj) Mponte

Programs Manager

QUIRK: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Lego Builder, Scientist, and an advocate for entreprenuership. CSUS graduate with a BS in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

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Katherine Abu

Operations Coordinator

QUIRK: SCIENCE OF SLIME

From Sacramento, CA by way of The Bronx, New York. Received both a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Sacramento and a Masters in Management from Oakland's Mills College. For fun, obsessively watches true crime shows on the ID channel and loves to read sci-fi fantasy books.

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Briana Love

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: CHEMISTRY

Originally from Los Angeles, CA, Briana has held an interest in STEAM learning throughout her upbringing, setting her intent on becoming a “mad scientist” when she grew up. As a resident of Sacramento now, she is currently a senior at CSUS (Stingers Up!) majoring in chemistry while minoring in statistics with the future hopes of exploiting the intersectionality in using statistics with chemistry.

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Foad Olfat

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: COMPUTER SCIENCE

Born in Iran and living in California most of my life. I’m a CS student at Sac State and I spend my free time watching Star Trek, playing Videogames and playing soccer.

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Sneha Roy 

Marketing Coordinator

QUIRK: TECHNOLOGY & BIG DATA

Sneha hails from San Jose, California. She has a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Education. Her hobbies include tennis, music, and design. Sneha is a support of arts and creativity in the classroom and boardroom. She believes in collaboration, sharing ideas, and innovation in the community and workspace.

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Jassmine Kapoor

Operations Intern

QUIRK: BUSINESS

A Sacramento Native Jassmine is currently a Business Major at CSUS (Go Hornets!) For fun, Jassmine loves to travel!

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Chloe Brown

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: STEAM

A California girl who has found her home on the East and West Coast. Graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Marine Science. When she’s not underwater, you can find her dogspotting around town.

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Kris Bridges

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: STEAM

Originally from Omaha, Nebraska where I went on to attend the University of Nebraska and earn a B.S in

Construction Management. Major hobbies include watching Anime, Playing Basketball, Traveling, and

personal finance.