Amelia Beste

Overland Park, KS, Chemical Engineering with Biomed Emphasis, Biology
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Amelia Beste is junior from Overland Park, KS. She transferred to the University of Kansas to study Chemical Engineering with an emphasis in Biomed. She is an active member in Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, and is currently serving as the Homecoming Chair. She also holds several positions on KU’s Homecoming Steering Committee. She is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Engineers Without Borders, and Society of Women Engineers. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the lake with friends, hiking and hammocking, and exploring restaurants on Mass Street. She enjoys traveling and has been to Canada, Mexico, Austria, Czech Republic, and Slovakia.

Ask me about living off campus, commuting from Kansas City, being a transfer, changing majors, working off and on campus, the School of Engineering, getting involved, research, and preparing for graduate school.

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