Dhaoudi is a fifth-year Ph.D. chemical engineering candidate in the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. She is serving her second term as the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) president. Previously she served as GSO comptroller and financial secretary. Dhaouadi is an international student from Tunisia who lived in the United Arab Emirates prior to coming to Syracuse University. She transferred from American University of Sharjah in the UAE to Syracuse University in 2015 as an undergraduate in chemical engineering, earned a bachelor’s degree in 2017 and then enrolled in the Ph.D. program in 2018. She is conducting research in Professor Dacheng Ren’s lab with a focus on understanding persister cells residing in biofilms and involved in the resistance of chronic bacterial infections.
Dhaouadi will serve a second term as the graduate student representative to the Board for the 2022-23 academic year. She will participate, ex officio, on the Board of Trustees’ Academic Affairs and Enrollment and the Student Experience Committees and will report to the Board at Executive Committee and full Board meetings.
As of May 16, 2022