Theodore Gwo

Class of 2021
Major: Computer Engineering
Hometown: Annapolis, MD
High School: Broadneck High School

What Made You Decide to Attend UMD?
I chose to attend UMD due to the wealth of academic and professional opportunities offered by the A. James Clark School of Engineering and our close proximity to Washington DC.

Best Experience with a Class or Project
My best experience was building the Over Sand Vehicle in ENES100. I got to learn about the engineering design process and principles of engineering while working on a team. We ended up being the Fall 2017 winning team for our mission.

Favorite Class
CMSC420: Advanced Data Structures

Favorite Class Out of Major
MUSC289I: Exploring the Power of Musical Performance in Social Engagement

Student Organizations/Extracurricular Activities
I participate in the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES) living learning program in the Honors College and Maryland Sustainability Engineering.

Favorite On-Campus Event
My favorite on-campus events are Maryland Day and Maryland Basketball games!

Favorite Research or Study Abroad Experiences
I worked on a Honeypot Research Project in ACES with a team and designed a computer infrastructure to observe the behavior of hackers.

Cool Engineering Experience
I developed a software program in an agile engineering environment at my internship with Northrop Grumman that improves the workflow for engineers at the company.

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