Rhonda Walthall (BSAAE '86, OAE '20) hopes "Flight Paths to Success," in which female aerospace engineers share personal career journeys, will be of particular interest to female aerospace engineers in their early-to-mid careers.
"We're a company of about 600 people. To look at a school that's 2,000 miles away and realize we have 10 employees from that school, that doesn't really happen by accident. It says something about the school."
Brandon Terry (PhD AAE '14) is founder and chief technology officer at Adranos, Inc., which announced plans Feb. 3 to construct a facility in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette to manufacture ALITEC in support of various launch systems, including hypersonic systems.
Nick Sinopoli (BSAAE '12) developed ICARUS, the first device designed to save lives by simulating bad weather and visibility in the aircraft. Ninety percent of spatial disorientation accidents are fatal.
Jeri Lynn Metzger (BSAAE '05), Tamaira Ross (BSAAE '96, MSAAE '99) and Heather Wiest (MSAAE '13, PhD AAE '17) were honored at the WE20 virtual conference by the world's largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology.