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)

Elise D.

 

Elise D.

Pronouns: she, her, hers

College Affiliation: Oakes College
Major: Plant Sciences B.S.
Exp. Grad date: Spring 2022
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Hi everyone! My name is Elise Dauterive, I use she/her/hers pronouns, and I am a 4th year Plant Sciences major. I am honored to be in a role that provides equity to students on campus, and I absolutely love the community at the DRC. Outside of class, I love to make my friends laugh, watch TV, and to rollerskate!

Lead Technology Assistant(s)

Lead Technology Assistant(s)

Rebecca N.

Rebecca N.

Pronouns: She/Her

College Affiliation: Cowell College
Major: Computer Science 
Expected Graduation: 2022
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Hello, my name is Rebecca Noordeen, my pronouns are she/her/hers and I'm a 4th-year student studying Computer Science. My goal is to use the knowledge I've learned throughout my college experience to help other students at the DRC. I am hoping to stay in the Bay Area after college pursuing a career in software engineering. 

Technology Assistant(s)

Technology Assistant(s)

Brandon C.

Brandon C.

Hello! I’m Brandon (he/him). I am a Computer Science BS major. In my free time I play my accordion and a variety of video games.

Saki Y.

Saki Y.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

College Affiliation: Stevenson College
Major: Computer Science
Expected Graduation: 2023
Hometown: Dublin, CA

Hi! I’m Saki and I’m a third-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. 

 Maxim C.

Maxim C.

Pronouns: He/Him/His 

Affiliation: Cowell 
Major: Computer Engineering 
Graduation Year: Spring 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 and I’m glad to be working within it as a technology assistant!

Justin P.

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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Preethika R. 

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Genesis N.