Meet the officers:

 Chair-Victoria Leppold

Chair: Victoria Leppold

Victoria Leppold is pursuing her Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering.


Vice Chair: Ivan Chekerev



Treasurer: Anthony “TJ” Ross

TJ Ross is currently pursuing his Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. His main interests include RF, MEMs, integrated circuits, and micro sensing technologies. He is currently working with Dr. Weller’s group doing research in 3D printed RF devices.


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SPAC Chair: Chad Hagar


Projects Chair: Jair “Jay” Garcia-Varela

Jay Garcia-Varela is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He currently works in the computer technical support field. His main interests include robotics, integrated circuits, and audio. Other interests include graphic design, programming, music and music production, and how things work.

Secretary: Mona El-Tall




Karina Garcia is currently pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. Her interests include control systems, RF, and power generation. Other interests include music, renewable energy, and travelling abroad.



Webmaster/Design: Larsha Johnson

Larsha Johnson is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. In her free time she enjoys simulating 3D circuits and 3D modeling. She is interested in Integrated Circuit Fabrication, Renewable Energy, and Nanotechnology.



Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Hoff

Dr. Andrew M. Hoff, a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering is also affiliated with the USF Center for Molecular Delivery, the USF Silicon Carbide and Wide Bandgap Group, FCoE-BITT, and the Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Research Center (NNRC).



Faculty Advisor: Dr. Paul Schnitzler

Dr. Paul Schnitzler is a keynote speaker, author, educator and consultant specializing in Successful Change, Motivation, and Creativity which work together for overall business success. Currently, he is on the faculty at the University of South Florida where he teaches engineers to be leaders.