Advisor: Dr. Tracy Benson

Lamar University AIChE Officers 2022-2023

Hoa Tran
Arturo Gonzalez
Vice President
Neel Moore
Samantha Adelan
Jacqueline Salmeron
Event Coordinator
Melody Youwakim
Public Relations

About the officers

SOny tran – president

  • Classification: Senior
  • Internship Experience:
    • West Rock – Spring/Summer 2022
    • City of Beaumont Waste Water Treatment Plant – Summer/Fall 2021
  • Fun fact: A fun fact about me is I’m the longest active AIChE member
  • Hobbies: Leathercraft, kayaking, cooking and sleeping.

ArtuRO Gonzalez – Vice president

  • Classification: Senior
  • Internship Experience: BASF Beaumont Summer 2022-2023
  • Fun fact: Massive Star Wars fan, have taken an interest in learning how to dance, want to retire by 30, travel the world.
  • Hobbies: Dancing, playing soccer/volleyball, Concert enthusiast, lifting

Neel Moore – Treasurer

  • Classification: Junior
  • Internship Experience: Hindustan Unilever Summer 2022-2023
  • Fun fact: My favorite pastime is to foster animals through our local shelters HSSET & Adopt Me Meow. On weekends, me & my foster pets hit up local trails & spend time adventuring outdoors.
  • Hobbies: Playing football and soccer with friends and traveling

Samantha Adelan – Secretary

  • Classification: Junior-Senior
  • Internship Experience: Arkema Summer 2022
  • Fun fact: A fun fact about me is I’m autistic. I was also born and raised in San Diego for 15 years!
  • Hobbies: Digital art, crocheting/knitting, dungeons and dragons, singing and playing the ukulele

Jacqueline salmeron – event coordinator

  • Classification: Sophomore
  • Fun fact: A fun fact about me is I’m the tallest AIChE officer
  • Hobbies: Reading, knitting/crocheting, and drinking coffee

Melody youwakim – public relations

  • Classification: Junior
  • Internship experience:
    • BASF Summer 2022
    • Nouryon Specialty Chemicals Summer 2021
  • Fun fact: I have a tattoo of a cedar tree to honor my Lebanese heritage, and one day I’d like to own a vineyard/winery
  • Hobbies: Rock climbing, beer brewing, playing soccer, finger painting