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Chai-Onn, Sebastian

Chai-Onn, Sebastian

Coordinator for Recruitment, Retention and Outreach
Fire Protection Engineering
3106C JM Patterson Building

Sebastian Chai-Onn serves as the Coordinator for Recruitment, Retention, and Outreach for the A. James Clark School of Engineering's Department of Fire Protection Engineering. He oversees the recruitment efforts for the department, providing strategic direction and execution for all outreach events and recruitment initiatives of FPE. Mr. Chai-Onn works closely with our colleagues at the Clark School of Engineering and Undergraduate Admissions to assist prospective students with the application and Limited Enrollment Program process as well as connecting them with opportunities in FPE. He also manages our departmental programs for current students such as the FPE Ambassadors, tutoring services for FPE students, and the annual FPE Design Challenge. 

Sebastian comes to us from the Office of Enrollment Management at UMD where he served as a Financial Aid Counselor; working with our student-athletes as well as our students who attend The Universities at Shady Grove.
Mr. Chai-Onn holds a B.S. in Economics & Finance from Centre College and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland, Global Campus.

FPE Gears up for its 6th High School Design Challenge

Sebastian Chai-Onn is making the rounds to local area schools, encouraging students to get involved in this unique STEM event.