The Alabama Media Group is reporting that the President of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Warren M. Boley, has people getting excited about the potential for new engineering jobs in Alabama. Boley, IN G ’84, recently spoke at the Paris Air Show and said that “a new NASA rocket engine could mean 5,000 engineering jobs for Huntsville.”
Read the article for information on the possible rocket engine for a second-generation upgrade of NASA’s Space Launch System that “could lift 130 metric tons of fuel, astronauts and supplies far beyond Earth orbit.”
This week the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the winners of the 2013 Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge. First place went to Kevin J. Disotell, OH G 2010, for his proposed tool “to facilitate coordination among stakeholders in STEM graduate education by establishing a web-based gateway that will function as an educational ‘passport’ for graduate students.”
Disotell received his bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and is pursuing his Ph.D. at the Ohio State University. Click here to see the full list of winners
Former president of the NJ Epsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, Brighid K. Burgin (NJ E 2012), recently uploaded an image of herself and two other Tau Bates in front of the Bent monument on the Rowan University campus. See the image below with Burgin on the left; center Jaclyn M. Navara (NJ E 2013) most recent chapter president; and far right Christopher J. Cullen (NJ E 2014) current chapter president.