Faruk Aydin is studying Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is originally from Istanbul. It is his second year in Minnesota. He restarted Turkish American Student Association (TASA) at the U of M, and is hoping to connect Turkish students and promote Turkish culture through live events and social activities in the area. He is also an International Student Ambassador in his university: he shares his knowledge with prospective international students applying to the University of Minnesota.