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Elaine Ciaccio: Assistant Director of Groups

Elaine Ciaccio

Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Major: Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering
Class: Junior
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2023

What do you love about Purdue Space Day?
I love being able to share my love of space with kids! Helping to give kids the opportunity to learn something new and hopefully inspire them to continue learning about STEM is super rewarding.

Favorite Class/Professor?
My favorite class at Purdue has been ENGL 393: Introduction to Sustainability Studies. It was a class based on an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability which was so unique compared to my other classes.

What do you hope to be doing in 10 years?
I hope to be working on a sustainable space habitat project helping humans reach Mars!

What do you think your favorite memory of Purdue will be?
My favorite memory will be all of the incredible people I have been able to meet while at Purdue and getting to work on projects I am passionate about.

Hidden Talent?
I can untangle headphones slightly faster than average.