ACES LLP Student Board, 2016-2017

The ACES Student Board strives to coordinate with ACES leadership to provide enhanced learning opportunities, professional development instruction, and social experiences for ACES members. This group incorporates feedback from current students to address current issues and develop additional student programs to supplement ACES coursework. The ACES Student Board strictly upholds university policy and operates under the established guidelines defined in University policies.

Alex Danoff
President

Alex is a sophomore Computer Engineering major from Rockville, Maryland. Last summer, he was an intern at Komand, a cybersecurity startup in the Boston area. Alex's favorite part of ACES is the way it unites people from diverse backgrounds into one cohesive program.

George Hughey
Vice President

George is a sophomore Computer Science major from Ellicott City, Maryland. He helps out with the ACES competition team and works as a mentor for the cybersecurity clubs of a few local high schools. Over the summer, George worked with the MITRE corporation as a cybersecurity intern on Internet of Things devices.

Kimberly Metta
Secretary

Kim is a sophomore Computer Science major from Annapolis, Maryland. Last year she participated in outreach through the Maryland Center for Women in Computing and conducted research with the Laboratory of Telecommunications Sciences. Kim's favorite part of ACES is the community and hopes that others can gain as much as she did through the Honors College. 

Michael Strauch
Education Chair

Michael is a sophomore and Computer Science and Mathematics double major from Parkville, Maryland. Last summer, he was a software engineering intern at Leidos in Columbia, Maryland. Michael's favorite part of ACES is the community that is fostered between students. 

Srujan Thotapally
Lab Chair

Srujan is a sophomore computer science major and an astronomy and cybersecurity double minor. He has interned with the Department of Defense, START, Parsons and Northrop Grumman, and gained knowledge in defense contracting. Srujan's favorite part of ACES is the support and community it provides.

Aaron Stein
Social Chair

Aaron is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Montgomery County, Maryland. He intends to pursue a minor in Nuclear Engineering. He has done undergraduate research in analyzing trust metrics, online reputation and user perception of trust. Aaron's favorite part of ACES is spending time with the diverse and exceptional ACES community.

Sahana Raju
Advisor to the President

 

Anthony Li
Education Coordinator

Anthony is a freshmen computer science and statistics major from Montgomery County, Maryland. He is an active member of Terrapin Hackers and the ACES Competition team. In high school he founded his school’s cybersecurity club. Anthony's favorite part of ACES is being around people with similar interests.

Dante Stevens
Lab Coordinator

Rachel Walter
Social Coordinator

Rachel is a freshmen Computer Science major from Ellicott City, Maryland. She is currently on the ACES Cybersecurity Competition Team and looks forward to getting more experience in the field of cybersecurity. Rachel's favorite part of ACES is the strong community and all the friends she's met through the program.