International Student Spotlight

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Learn more about world cultures as brought to us by the diversity of our Florida Tech international student community. Tune in to our International Student Spotlights hosted by EJ Castor.

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Hirad Ahmed is a first-semester student, majoring in Chemical Engineering, and from the country of Pakistan.  Hirad has been an enthusiastic student, embracing the American culture and making many new friends, while at the same time, staying true to his religion, Islam.  He was able to quickly adapt from the British system to the American system of instruction and  achieved high marks on all his courses during his first semester.

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Jixing Zheng is a graduate student from Beijing, China, and is majoring in Computer Science and Operations Research at Florida Tech.

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Richard Griffith, an international student from Trinidad, is majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Florida Tech.  Like so many young people these days, his interest in robotics was inspired by

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Hamed and Ahmed Hajri are cousins from Oman; both are majoring in Chemical Engineering. Although, initially they had a difficult time adjusting to the American culture, they are now very much enjoying their time here at Florida Tech.

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Samudith Kumarasinghe is a 1st semester Freshman, majoring in Electrical Engineering at Florida Tech.  He loves the resources available to students at Florida Tech and is taking full advantage.  He and several other students from Sri Lanka

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