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Dagmawi Geremew


Dagmawi Geremew

I was born in Ethiopia, but moved to Pasadena, California when I was 12.

Major & Year:
Civil engineering sophomore

Why did you choose to attend UT Arlington?
Close, affordable, everyone seemed accessible

What is your favorite thing about engineering at UT Arlington?
There’s a small-town atmosphere; everyone is friendly

Who is your favorite professor?
Dr. Leininger

What activities do you participate in outside of class?
I like to travel; both parents work for an airline.

What are your plans after you graduate? 
I hope to build a school in Ethiopia.

What one thing would you tell to prospective Maverick engineers? 
You learn more than book theory here. Many of the professors have industry experience.