Fellow:Jean Paul Mugisha
Jean Paul Mugisha is a University Innovation Fellow candidate and an undergraduate student at the University of Portland (UP). He is studying Electrical
Engineering with a Mathematics minor. Mugisha is originally from the D.R Congo. He was born in the Congo and raised in Rwanda where he lived for 17 years before he moved to the US in May 2014. After Mugisha and his family moved to the US, he started searching for schools to go to. He went to Portland Community College for a year and then transferred to UP as a sophomore. He is now an intern at Intel as a Software Engineer Undergraduate Intern.
At the University of Portland, Mugisha is Tau Beta Pi National Honor Society member. Along with other members, they tutor Engineering students and plan an engineering week at UP. He is a member of a Blue Key National Honor Society, and with this chapter he does 5 hours per semester for community service.
Mugisha is very passionate about the community. He wants to use his engineering skills and innovation to solve some of the problems that our societies face. He is involved with an educational nonprofit called These Numbers Have Faces where he serves on their Advisory Network board.
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