Christian Rice is a candidate for the University Innovation Fellows Program and undergraduate student at Arizona State University. He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Business. He is a licensed Private Pilot and has experience in aircraft and automotive manufacturing. Christian wishes to use UIF to innovate higher education by changing the way students learn, and use entrepreneurship to leverage his ideas.
Christian's involvement on campus spreads across numerous academic disciplines and social groups. He co-founded the Aircraft Construction and Flight Club which allowed him to share his aircraft knowledge with the student community by building actual aircraft structures using industry methods with other students. He is Vice President of Membership Development of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity where he manages a committe of members that address the fraternity's academics, community service, and alumni relations. Christian has played pivotal roles on multiple teams of the Society of Automotive Engineers at ASU, with experience ranging from business administrative tasks to engineering design projects.
He enjoys reading and traveling for new experiences and perspectives in life.