SEDS Rice SpaceVision 2021 Team

Meet the team behind this amazing experience!

Juan De La Garza

Co-Chair

Brandon Khek

Co-Chair

Juan De La Garza is a senior from Rice University pursuing Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a certificate in the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership. He is from Corpus Christi, Texas, and his passion for aerospace lies in the innovation of propulsion systems. Juan’s mission before graduation is to expose Rice students to the plethora of opportunities that Space has to offer. Juan aspires to play an integral role in advancing space exploration technology and leading the innovation required to experience humankind’s place among the stars.

Brandon Khek is a junior at Rice University studying astrophysics. From the D.C. metropolitan area, Brandon has always been interested in space and gave in to his gravitation toward the field further by joining SEDS. In his free time, Brandon likes to play tennis and chess as well as dance. As the co-chair for this year’s SpaceVision, he hopes to provide opportunities that allow for professional growth and persuade you that the space community is one anyone can be a part of. 

Warren Rose

Outreach Coordinator

Alan Scherman

Marketing Coordinator

Warren Rose is a freshman at Rice University pursuing Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Business. Hailing from the pacific northwest town of Bellingham Washington, his fascination with space comes from a love of unmanned exploratory vehicles. A classic Sci-Fi fan, he loves learning about both the technological and ethical questions of space exploration. In the coming years, Warren looks forward to helping SEDS promote interdisciplinasry involvement in the Space Industry.

Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Alan is a senior at Baker College studying towards a B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree and the RCEL Engineering Leadership Certificate. As Marketing Coordinator, Alan strives to expand our chapter’s network and attract as many students and young professionals to SpaceVision. He believes he can leverage his experience of building his professional network from square one to help Rice’s aerospace community do the same. Alan developed an interest in aerospace upon realizing the power that space has to unite and inspire millions.

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