Meet the Techie Team

The Technology Assistant team, or the techie team, works to educate students on using various accessible technology, whether it be hardware, software, or built-in functions, to DRC affiliates. They also run the Inclusive Computing and Technology Lab (ICAT Lab) where any student can utilize accessible technologies and our free printing service. 

Have questions for a techie? Email us at drcicat@ucsc.edu.

Technology Assistant Supervisor(s)

Technology Assistant Supervisor(s)

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Maxim C.

Pronouns: he/him

College Affiliation: Cowell College
Major: Computer Engineering
Exp. Grad date: 2023
Hometown: Riverside, CA

Hi! I'm a third-year Computer Engineering student with a concentration in System Programming. I plan to pursue a career in game/web development — focusing on games and experiences with therapeutic potential. I enjoy playing the drums, brewing coffee, and reading magical realism novels. The DRC is such an important support system for students 

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Brandon C.

Pronouns: he/him

College Affiliation: Crown College
Major: Computer Science BS

Hello! I'm Brandon, a junior in Computer Science. I originally joined the DRC as a Techie just because I thought it would help compliment my resume, but I grew to enjoy helping other students learn about and access the resources they need. In my free time I've been learning to play the accordion my father passed down to me.

Lead Technology Assistant(s)

Lead Technology Assistant(s)

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Preethika R.

Pronouns: she/her

College Affiliation: College 9
Major: Computer Science 

Some of my hobbies include photography, reading, trying new restaurants, cooking and painting. I wanted to join the DRC team to be able to use my technological expertise to assist students in need.

Technology Assistant(s)

Technology Assistant(s)

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Jorge M.

Pronouns: he/him

College Affiliation: Crown College
Major: Technology Information Management

Hello! I'm Jorge, a Technology Information Management student looking to minor in Computer Science as well. My goal is to pursue a career within the STEM field, and deepen my understanding with the rapidly evolving technology around us. As a techie, I'm happy to provide assistance with accessible technology to students at this university. The Disability Resource Center allows many students to excel in their academic journey and I'm glad to be part of it.

Saki Y.

Saki Y.

Pronouns: she/her

College Affiliation: Stevenson College
Major: Computer Science

Hi! I’m Saki and I’m a fourth-year computer science major. In my free time, I love reading and playing the piano. I like working at the DRC to help students access the resources and accessible technologies they need.

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Justin P.  

Pronouns: He/Him

College Affiliation: Oakes College
Major: Cognitive Science B.S.
Expected Graduation: 2023
Hometown: San Jose, CA

Hey everyone, I’m a third-year Cognitive Science major with a focus on Artificial Intelligence and Human-Computer Interaction. Most of my free time is spent playing games, watching anime, or working out. As a techie I enjoy helping out my fellow students and looking for ways to make our services better.

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