Marketing Chair / RMR Manager
Pia Muyot is based in San Diego, California as a researcher for Concortis Biosystems, a subsidiary of Sorrento Therapeutics. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. During her time at UIUC, Pia helped to rebuild the SASE Illinois chapter, and, after graduating, joined SASE Marketing as the Midwest Regional Marketing Representative (RMR). Pia currently serves as the Marketing Chair and SASE RMR Manager. Outside of work and SASE, Pia enjoys crossing things off her bucket list and rooting for the Chicago Cubs.
Human Resource Chair
Richard Nguyen is an alumni of the Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering is currently a master's student studying Mechanical Engineering. At the Colorado School of Mines, Richard was heavily involved with the Multicultural Engineering Program, participating and holding leadership positions with other collegiate professional organizations such as AISES, SHPE, NSBE, and before SASE, the Professional Asian Society of Engineers and Scientists (PASES). Within SASE, Richard has previously served as a chapter president of the Colorado School of Mines, a regional coordinator and manager of the SASE West Region, National Conference assistant programming manager, and is currently the human resources chair of SASE National. Richard is an avid gamer and enjoys working on automobiles.
National Conference Chair
Ben is a recent graduate of Lockheed Martin's prestigious Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP). Originally from New York City, he holds a dual degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Mathematical Sciences from Binghamton University. Through his short tenure at Lockheed Martin, he has been at the Lockheed Martin sites across three of the four business areas. From starting out as General volunteer in 2014, he now serves as the 2017 National Conference Chair.
National Conference Assistant Chair
Nishant is currently a Procurement Project Management at Danfoss Business Systems. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering along with a Graduate Certificate in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma from Wright State University. Following professional work experience, he has obtained a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.