Achal Patel

Aerospace Engineering
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Achal Patel (he/him/his) is a sophomore from India majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He is very actively involved on the campus in various organizations and student groups. He is very active with the Honor Program and the School of Engineering in addition to the Entrepreneurship Department and the School of Business. Achal loves to explore, learn, accumulate knowledge,  and be resourceful to others while making new connections every day. He is passionate about aerospace industry and a wide array of subjects in the global financial, political and current affairs scenario and enjoys talking about Elon Musk and ‘life’.

 Ask me about: resources at KU and within the School of Engineering, the Daisy Hill residence halls, adjusting to college, being an international student, community service, Student Senate, networking, and Elon Musk.

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