Our Team

Director

Christine Riddell

Occupation: Engagement and Outreach Coordinator, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Carleton Univeristy

Interests: Baking, Photography, DIY Projects

Program Coordinators

Kyra Bloomfield

Program: Biomedical and Electrical Engineering
Year: 4th
Interests: Shopping, Crafts, and Electronics

Nick de Angelis

Program: Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering
Year: 4th
Interests: MMA, Piano, Soccer
Fun Fact: I teach piano!

Summer Camp Instructors

Imran Datoo

Program: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Driving cars, photography, CAD design, DIY projects
Fun Fact: I am a former camper and the Vice President of the Carleton Mechanical and Aerospace Society

Jessica Schmid

Program: Biomedical and Electrical Engineering
Year: 3rd
Interests: Soccer, biking, games
Fun Fact: I am one of 2 instructors that can juggle and ride a unicycle

Abby MacGillivray

Program: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Dogs, Hiking, Kayaking
Fun Fact: I have lived in 3 provinces: Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario

Connor Ruprecht

Program: Sustainable & Renewable Energy Engineering
Year: 3rd
Interests: Politics, the environment, clean tech, sports, biking, mountain goats
Fun Fact: I was a lifeguard for 4 years, taught swimming lessons & supervised at a local pool and I am absolutely terrified of open water

Margot Vandesande

Program: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 3rd
Interests: Hockey, Rugby, Wrestling, Hiking
Fun Fact: I was born in Belgium

Jordan Stumpf

Program: Electrical Engineering
Year: 5th
Interests: DIY, Hockey, and Friends
Fun Fact: I have safely and successfully piloted a plane with passengers (I am not a pilot)

Ari Roy

Program: Computer Science with a Minor is Statistics
Year: 2nd
Interests: Baking, dogs, volleyball, and organizing
Fun Fact: I have 2 first names

Elli Carton

Program: Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering
Year: 1st
Interests: Soccer, making crafts, playing with animals, makeup

Adam Botelho

Program: Engineering Physics
Year: 1st
Interests: Music, computers, video games, electronics

Baillie Noell

Program: Software Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Books, giraffes, programming, and all kinds of ice cream
Fun Fact: I worked in a library for four years

Yunas Magsi

Program: Computer Systems Engineering
Year: 1st
Interests: Biking, cars, home renovations, Arduino, glider flying, Foooood
Fun Fact: A father of one warm, fuzzy, disobident, cute cat

Larissa Jin

Program: Biomedical and Mechanical Engieering
Year: 1st
Interests: Skiing, Soccer, Baking
Fun Fact: I’ve swam with dolphins

Cole Hoffman

Program: Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering
Year: 3rd
Interests: Video games, Sports, Fitness
Fun Fact: Have won 3 Gold medals competing for team Canada at the Canadian Taewondo

Dency Amalraj

Program: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Biking, Cricket, Soccer, TV, Food
Fun Fact: I lived in Saudi Arabia for 10 years

Kyle Knobloch

Program: Computer Science, Minor in Statistics, Minor in American Sign Language
Year: 2nd
Interests: I love video games, pizza and building computers
Fun Fact: I am fluent in American Sign Language

Ndutta Njoroge

Program: Network Technology
Year: 2nd
Interests: Music, websites, blogging, photography and cooking
Fun Fact: I’ve fed a giraffe before

Josh Gomes

Program: Sustainable & Renewable Energy Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Video Games, Drumming, Music, Tinkering, Biking, The Environment
Fun Fact: I have a drum kit

Cameron Machum

Program: Computer Systems Engineering
Year: 1st
Interests: Computers, Video Games, Sports, Animals
Fun Fact: I attended Virtual Ventures as a camper many years ago, I love it

Shefa Shaikh

Program: Computer Science, Software Engineering Stream
Year: 2nd
Interests: Dogs, reading, computers, and art
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in 3 countries (India, Bermuda, and Canada)

Tristan Arnold-Paquette

Program: Interactive Multimedia and Design
Year: 2nd
Interests: Drawing, Design, Animation, and Video Games
Fun Fact: I am one of 2 instructors that can juggle and ride a unicycle

Catherine Butts

Program: Biomedical and Electrical Engineering
Year: 1st
Interests: Biking, running and reading

Miranda Cochrane

Program: Aerospace Engineering
Year: 2nd
Interests: Dance, gardening, reading, cats