alumni excellence


“The academic curriculum at UC Merced provided me with an impeccable work ethic, and the ability to learn quickly, manage multiple deadlines and build meaningful relationships.”

timothy trisnadi '18


Degree: B.S., Applied Mathematics

Hometown: La Verne, Calif.

Employer: Analyst for Goldman Sachs

  • President, UC Merced Investment Club
  • Director of Finance and Strategy, Student Sustainability Council
  • Philanthropy chairman, Sigma Chi
  • Student associate, Center for Career and Professional Development
  • Philanthropy service projects for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and Service or Sight
  • Research projects with Data Enabled Sciences, Computational Analysis, Research, Training, and Education for Students (DESCARTES) and Merced Nanomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing (MACES)
  • Internships with Worknet Merced County and the Sierra Nevada Research Institute