Shirley Salanio is currently the Director for Graduate Matters at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences department. She is originally from the island of Guam, but moved to California after high school to go to college. She received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley (Go Bears!) and her graduate degree from Columbia University. She loves to travel (her current tally of countries visited is 34), eat (especially if it’s chocolate), and cycle (she commutes approximately 17 miles one way to work by bicycle).