Loyola University Maryland

Office of Mission Integration

Mr. Melvin Rayappa, S.J.

Mr. Melvin Rayappa, S.J.Teacher of Engineering

Mr. Melvin Rayappa, S.J. was born and raised in Queens, NY. He attended a Jesuit high school, Regis High School, in New York. After high school, Melvin went to Carnegie  Mellon University where he earned a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy as well as a M.S. in Robotics. After working for a tech startup company for two years, Melvin entered the Society of Jesus in 2015. After 2 years of novitiate at St. Andrew Hall in Syracuse, NY, Melvin was missioned to St. Louis. There, he spent the last 3 years at St. Louis University and earned an MA in Philosophy. Melvin teaches in the Engineering Department at Loyola University and also helps out with Campus Ministry.