Sydney Neuman #1657

Phalanx Honor Society Member


B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, 2023

B.S. in Business Management, 2023

About Me

I am President of the Women at Rensselaer Mentor Program (, which pairs first-year women with upperclassmen to discuss important topics such as imposter syndrome and SMART goal-making. As Vice President of Material Advantage (, I plan social and professional events as well as outreach with the Materials Science and Engineering Department. I am the 2022-23 Vice President of the Society of Women Engineers ( I will be heading collaborative events with other diversity organizations on campus. I was previously the Exploring Engineering Day Director, where I planned a large-scale outreach event to get elementary school children excited about STEM. As an I-PERSIST Calculus Mentor, I taught groups of freshman Calculus while introducing them to the many resources on campus. My work as an Admissions Ambassador includes leading campus tours and hosting webinars for prospective students. On campus, I am a Resident Assistant, where is help freshmen acclimate to RPI and support them in any way they need.