Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University
Brendan D’Souza attended Texas A&M University as a President’s Endowed Scholar and participated in the University Honors Program, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering and a minor in Radiological Health Engineering.
During his time at Texas A&M, he worked on a team to design a radiation triage device for patients during a disaster response, conducted research in optogenetic control of cancer immunotherapy at the Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), and gained clinical experience analyzing patient satisfaction at Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) Hospital in Houston. His love for exploration led him to study abroad in Doha, Qatar during the summer of 2016.
Back on main campus, D’Souza was involved with service and leadership organizations within the Memorial Student Center, New Student and Family Programs, and the Texas A&M Visitor Center. He volunteered as a tour guide for Texas A&M, and served as a lead student ambassador in the Division of Enrollment and Academic Services. In 2018, the Association of Former Students awarded D’Souza the Buck Weirus Spirit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to student life at Texas A&M. He graduated Texas A&M Summa Cum Laude in May 2019.
D’Souza grew up in the Houston area, graduating from Dulles High School in Sugar Land, TX as a National Merit Scholar. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and running.
After graduation, D’Souza will further their medical career at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX, specializing in diagnostic radiology.