Gualberto Gomez promotes artist sensibility to architecture and design
Student of the Week: Gualberto Gomez
Having shown exceptional talent and contributions to Architectural Engineering and Design Technology (AEDT), Gualberto Gomez is being recognized during Innovative Tech Week at South Texas College March 5-8, which is meant to highlight all the fantastic possibilities offered in today’s technology fields.
Highly adept in 3D design as well as 3D printing, Gomez, 20, says his aspirations are to one day begin a career in architecture while fostering a passion for civil engineering.
“Architecture has always been something I have wanted to study,” Gualberto said. “To further my knowledge in this field, I wanted to learn how to design and how to build the structures I envision in my mind. This is why I came to STC.”
Gomez says he has been fond of design and building structures since he was very young. Beginning with Lego toys and then eventually creating his own forts and castles, his curiosity then involved to civil engineering when he began to consider the problems and solutions of what he was designing, he said.
“Architecture has always been something I have wanted to study. To further my knowledge in this field, I wanted to learn how to design and how to build the structures I envision in my mind. This is why I came to STC.”
Beginning at South Texas College when was 17, much of Gomez’s work is now used as an example for other students and is taken to career fairs and faculty presentations. He currently has one of his models on display at the Tech Campus Library and was offered to have an exhibition in the library this spring.
“I love what I am doing,” Gomez said. “I want to continue and create art here. I like to think that I am highly detailed with everything, not just with design but in my life as well. I always feel that I need to take things a step further, and I feel people react to that in a positive way.”
Innovative Tech week consists of hands-on activities, workshops, guest speakers, and exhibits including a Career Expo at the Technology Campus on March 5, a Public Safety Open House at STC’s new Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence on March 6, an Advanced Manufacturing Tech Career Expo at the Technology Campus on March 7, as well as Construction/Electrical/HVAC demonstrations and Computer and Advanced Technology Workshops at the Technology Campus on March 8.
Admission to events are free and Open to the Public. Contact 956-872-6107 or 956-872-6258 or visit https://events.southtexascollege.edu/event/innovative-tech-week/ for more information.