SASE scholarship winners 5 top

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers is pleased to award scholarships to 

Jackie Fang, Timo Budiono, and Jackie Lu! 

Generously sponsored by the Chevron Corporation
to develop STEM talent within our communities and recognize their leadership potential.

$4000, EE Category

Jackie Fang is an incoming sophomore at Stevens Institute of Technology studying Electrical Engineering. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and has lived there his entire life. He has served on the executive board of Key Club at his high school and has completed two internships at MTA and Luckydiem. He likes to play games and watch anime in his free time. While still a bit early in his career decisions, he seeks to explore the solar industry as an option.

$4000, CS / IT Category

Timo Budiono is a senior at Kettering University and is expected to graduate with a BS Computer Science, BS Industrial Engineering, and Statistics Minor in 2021. He has served as a co-op student with General Motors as a business intelligence analyst and he has had several involvements on campus, including Student Government, Intramural Sports, and Recruitment. He serves as a leading voice of the Kettering’s Asian community as the founder of both their Asian American Association (AAA) and Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) chapters. When he graduates, he hopes to make contributions at the intersection of data science and social impact.

$2500, Special Recognition

Jackie is a first-generation college student and a recent Industrial and Systems Engineering graduate at the University of Florida. During his college career, he has been involved with his SASE chapter, Engineering Ambassadors, Data Science and Informatics, and four internships. His collegiate experience has shaped his vision on becoming a technical analytics manager and he is striving towards that goal by becoming familiar with industry data modeling. His true passion shines in leading and mentoring other engineers, which is something he actively incorporated in his extracurricular activities and professional development.