President    Said Said    MCR-president@trinity.ox.ac.uk   Hello everyone! I'm Saïd and I am this years MCR President. As well as representing you on both a college and University level, I am responsible in ensuring that the MCR committee creates an atmosphere that suits each and every one of you! With a whole host of exciting events installed for you this year, we hope there will be new opportunities for you to explore, share and become part of this vibrant and diverse MCR.   Outside of college you’ll find me, as a 2nd year DPhil in chemistry, synthesising materials for converting carbon dioxide into carbon-neutral fuels (more simply put as “Artificial Photosynthesis”) or fencing for the university. My other, not so presidential, role involves refilling tea/coffee and the biscuit tin in the MCR.   We are always looking for ways to improve the MCR so if you have any thoughts or ideas- we’ll be more than happy to hear it!    

President

Said Said

MCR-president@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Hello everyone! I'm Saïd and I am this years MCR President. As well as representing you on both a college and University level, I am responsible in ensuring that the MCR committee creates an atmosphere that suits each and every one of you! With a whole host of exciting events installed for you this year, we hope there will be new opportunities for you to explore, share and become part of this vibrant and diverse MCR. 

Outside of college you’ll find me, as a 2nd year DPhil in chemistry, synthesising materials for converting carbon dioxide into carbon-neutral fuels (more simply put as “Artificial Photosynthesis”) or fencing for the university. My other, not so presidential, role involves refilling tea/coffee and the biscuit tin in the MCR. 

We are always looking for ways to improve the MCR so if you have any thoughts or ideas- we’ll be more than happy to hear it! 

 

  Vice-President & Welfare Officer    Ngoni Mugwisi    MCR-welfare@trinity.ox.ac.uk   My name is Ngoni Mugwisi and I am privileged to serve you as the 2018-19 Vice President and Welfare Officer. I am a second year DPhil student reading Engineering Science. My research investigates power electronics applications for carbon-neutral bottom up microgrid systems in emerging economies. I grew up in Zimbabwe and studied electrical engineering at Arizona State University. In my roles this year, I am responsible for creating a healthy living environment at Trinity College conducive for MCR members to learn, network, socialise and develop professionally. I am the point of contact for all MCR welfare matters within college, and I am excited to help make your stay at Oxford safe and enjoyable.

Vice-President & Welfare Officer

Ngoni Mugwisi

MCR-welfare@trinity.ox.ac.uk

My name is Ngoni Mugwisi and I am privileged to serve you as the 2018-19 Vice President and Welfare Officer. I am a second year DPhil student reading Engineering Science. My research investigates power electronics applications for carbon-neutral bottom up microgrid systems in emerging economies. I grew up in Zimbabwe and studied electrical engineering at Arizona State University. In my roles this year, I am responsible for creating a healthy living environment at Trinity College conducive for MCR members to learn, network, socialise and develop professionally. I am the point of contact for all MCR welfare matters within college, and I am excited to help make your stay at Oxford safe and enjoyable.

  Secretary    Cosima Gillhammer    MCR-secretary@trinity.ox.ac.uk   Hi, I’m Cosima, the MCR Secretary. I am a third year DPhil student in Medieval English, researching manuscripts and scribes in 15th century England. My hobbies include painting, choral singing, and photography. I will be collating the weekly MCR newsletter, so if you have any notices you would like me to include in the bulletin, do email me. Please also get in touch if you would like to add an item of discussion to our general meetings.

Secretary

Cosima Gillhammer

MCR-secretary@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Hi, I’m Cosima, the MCR Secretary. I am a third year DPhil student in Medieval English, researching manuscripts and scribes in 15th century England. My hobbies include painting, choral singing, and photography. I will be collating the weekly MCR newsletter, so if you have any notices you would like me to include in the bulletin, do email me. Please also get in touch if you would like to add an item of discussion to our general meetings.

  Treasurer    Michael Garstka    MCR-treasurer@trinity.ox.ac.uk   Hey, my name is Michael and I am a 2nd year DPhil student in Engineering.     In my research I focus on numerical solvers for large optimisation problems that arise in applications such as self-driving cars, logistic/manufacturing robots, and portfolio optimisation.  I spent large amounts of my spare time rowing for the college boat club, cycling and running around Oxford, and getting taught a lesson in squash by the porters every other week. I am also trying to visit every Pub in Oxford.  As the MCR treasurer I am in charge of the MCR’s budget. Please note that the MCR is always open to suggestions from you. So, if you have a good idea for a purchase, event or trip that benefits the MCR community, please come talk to me.   

Treasurer

Michael Garstka

MCR-treasurer@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Hey, my name is Michael and I am a 2nd year DPhil student in Engineering.
   
In my research I focus on numerical solvers for large optimisation problems that arise in applications such as self-driving cars, logistic/manufacturing robots, and portfolio optimisation.

I spent large amounts of my spare time rowing for the college boat club, cycling and running around Oxford, and getting taught a lesson in squash by the porters every other week. I am also trying to visit every Pub in Oxford.

As the MCR treasurer I am in charge of the MCR’s budget. Please note that the MCR is always open to suggestions from you. So, if you have a good idea for a purchase, event or trip that benefits the MCR community, please come talk to me.   

  Social Secretary    Chris MacMackin    MCR-social@trinity.ox.ac.uk   Hi everyone, I'm Chris. I'm your social secretary, which means I plan social events for Trinity grad students. Do get in touch with me if you have an idea for something you'd like to do as an MCR or want some help organising an event yourself. I'm currently finishing a DPhil in Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics, modeling interactions between glaciers and the ocean. I have been actively involved in MCR life since arriving at Trinity in 2015 and am probably best known as the guy who makes the cakes everyone likes. When not studying or trying to buy friends with baked goods, my interests include politics, writing, theatre, and (in a perverse sort of way) exercise.

Social Secretary

Chris MacMackin

MCR-social@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Hi everyone, I'm Chris. I'm your social secretary, which means I plan social events for Trinity grad students. Do get in touch with me if you have an idea for something you'd like to do as an MCR or want some help organising an event yourself. I'm currently finishing a DPhil in Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics, modeling interactions between glaciers and the ocean. I have been actively involved in MCR life since arriving at Trinity in 2015 and am probably best known as the guy who makes the cakes everyone likes. When not studying or trying to buy friends with baked goods, my interests include politics, writing, theatre, and (in a perverse sort of way) exercise.

  General Committee Member    Rhiannon Heard    rhiannon.heard@trinity.ox.ac.uk   Hey everyone! I’m Rhiannon, a 2nd year Engineering DPhil student and this year’s General Committee member. This means I help all the other Committee members with their roles so if you aren’t sure who to talk to message me and if I can’t help, I can point you to the right person. I also organise college “stash” and row in the college boat club (message me if you want to get involved we are always looking for new rowers and no experience required)! I studied engineering at Trinity for my undergraduate degree so if you aren’t sure where anything is in Trinity or Oxford just ask!   

General Committee Member

Rhiannon Heard

rhiannon.heard@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Hey everyone! I’m Rhiannon, a 2nd year Engineering DPhil student and this year’s General Committee member. This means I help all the other Committee members with their roles so if you aren’t sure who to talk to message me and if I can’t help, I can point you to the right person. I also organise college “stash” and row in the college boat club (message me if you want to get involved we are always looking for new rowers and no experience required)! I studied engineering at Trinity for my undergraduate degree so if you aren’t sure where anything is in Trinity or Oxford just ask!