Meridangela Gutierrez Jhong

Rochester Institute of Technology

NSF Scholarship Recipient

Meridagela Gutierrez J. is a Computer Science student at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her areas of interest are information retrieval, graph theory, human computer interaction and instructional design. She also holds an associate’s degree in Computer Science. Her hobbies are to dance, walk around the city, teach Mathematics and enjoy the summer time. She is originally from Camana, Peru.

“I am from a little south coast town in Peru, where the only source of income is farming. I was inspired by the many people in the area; their physical abilities are the only way to bring some food at home. In order to improve my town’s economy, there has to be a new industry, like technology.”