Advising Working Group

The GAME Advising Working Group (AWG) works to improve advising within the graduate student population.  We work with the department, the Faculty Grad Ambassador, GAME, and the MechE student body to launch initiatives to improve advising.  


Crystal Owens*

Nicole Bustos*

Noam Buckman

Ippolyti Dellatolas


Past members: Rohit Supekar

Switching Advisors

  • MechE FAQ on Switching Advisors | Link | PDF
    • Description:  This document was created Summer 2021 with the Graduate Officer to answer common questions for students switching labs
    • Updated 7/1/2021


  • Guaranteed Transitional Funding:  See OGE's dedicated page
    • Contact our TCS:  Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou --


  • Panel on Switching Advisors IAP 2022
    • Presentation:  (login via Touchstone at bottom of page)
    • Panel FAQ:  Check out a summary of the panel responses


Other Resources

  • MechE REFS (link):  MechE student organization dedicated to helping students manage conflict with advisors and grad school stress


Student-Only Resources

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