Nicole McIntyre joined the Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) as the Director of Education and Outreach in May 2019. She also serves as the inaugural manager of Transfer Success Initiatives for UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering. Nicole is committed to creating equitable and accessible institutions of higher education, focusing on inclusive environments for underrepresented students in STEM. She especially enjoys introducing students to undergraduate research, mentorship, science communication, and encouraging them to consider pursuing graduate studies.
Prior to her current roles, Nicole served as the lead adviser for UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. She holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and a graduate degree in educational leadership from the University of San Francisco. She has studied and written about the experiences of international students, undergraduate researchers, and graduate student mentors within the field of engineering.
As the Director of Education and Outreach, Nicole collaborates with the Faculty Director of Education and the Center’s Executive Director to accomplish the Center’s long-term education and outreach goals with a focus of ensuring a diverse pipeline of interested students prepared for the Center’s research focus. She also manages the Transfer to Excellence summer research program for California Community College students.