Where in the World is CHEPS?


Where is CHEPS alum Chloe Smither?

Chloe is pictured at the top of Arthur’s Seat, which is the highest peak in Edinburgh and has a great view of the city. Chloe is working on an MSc in Operational Research at the University of Edinburgh. 

Where is CHEPS alum Eli Sherman?

Eli is pictured kayaking in Lake Union with the Seattle skyline behind him. 

Where is CHEPS student Dima Chaar?

Dima is pictured during her internship in July and August of 2018 at the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. She had the opportunity through the office of Global Public Health to study the dementia epidemic and its effects on caregivers in Lebanon.

Where is CHEPS student Theodore Endresen?

Theodore is pictured at the Parthenon in Athens. 

Where is CHEPS student Karmel Shehadeh?

Karmel is pictured at the top of one of the Al-Salt mountains in west-central Jordan. 

Where is CHEPS Associate Director Amy Cohn?

Amy Cohn is pictured, holding up her CHEPS fleece, at the top of Elephant Mountain in Taipei. She was in Taipei to attend the INFORMS International Conference. 

Where is CHEPS alum Bill Zhang?

CHEPS alum Bill Zhang is shown on a hiking trip in Rocky Mountain National Park wearing his CHEPS fleece!

Where is HEPS Master’s student Hwon Tak?

HEPS Master’s student Hwon Tak is pictured sporting his CHEPS fleece at his sister’s wedding ceremony in Korea.

Where is CHEPS student Anna Learis?

CHEPS student and IOE undergraduate Anna is pictured atop a volcano overlooking Quito, Ecuador.

Where is CHEPS student Anna Munaco?


Anna is pictured in St. John at Trunk Bay Beach.

Where is HEPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow Brandon Pitts? 

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Brandon is pictured at the Royal Palace of Madrid on a recent trip to Spain. 

Where are CHEPS student Hassan Abbas and Associate Director Amy Cohn? 

Amy and nursing student Hass at Loveland Pass

Amy and Hass visited the Continental Divide on a trip to Colorado to meet with their collaborators at The University of Colorado Hospital. 

Where is HEPS Master’s student Bill Zhang? 


Bill is pictured at the top of the Angel’s Landing trail in Zion National Park in Utah!

Where is CHEPS affiliate Emily Tucker?


Emily is pictured with the telescopes atop Mauna Kea where she traveled after attending ORMS 2016 in Hawaii!

Where is HEPS Master’s alum Brittany Lopez?


CHEPS alum Brittany Lopez showing her CHEPS pride at Hobbiton, the set of The Shire in Lord of the Rings, in New Zealand. She’s pictured wearing her CHEPS fleece in front of Samuel’s house called a “hobbit hole.”

Where are HEPS Master’s alum Mark Grum, current CHEPSter William Yang, and HEPS Master’s alum Matt Rouhana?

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The group is pictured on a trip to South Africa! 

Where are CHEPS alums Nate Janes and George Tam?


Nate and George are pictured in Amsterdam! 

Where is CHEPS alum Luke Stumpos?


Luke Stumpos is pictured wearing his CHEPS fleece while heli-skiing in the Monashee Mountains in BC, Canada.

Where is HEPS Master’s alum Joe East?


CHEPS alum Joe East is pictured in Patagonia in front of Grey Glacier, the third largest glacier in the world after the North and South Polls.

Where is HEPS Master’s alum Sarah Bach?

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CHEPS alum Sarah Bach is pictured at The Mayo Clinic where she works as an Associate Health Systems Engineer.