Students in the Spotlight
Accomplishing All-Around Excellence
Namrah Habib, a 2018 Churchill Scholar, interned with NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. She was also among the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ exclusive “20 Twenties” and is passionate about encouraging young women to pursue careers in STEM.It’s not just solving a problem, not just doing math over and over again. You could be building, programming, experimenting, operating a system.
Instilling Confidence in Self-Driving Cars
Nick Morris was hired as manager of AME’s lidar lab after earning his aerospace engineering degree in May 2017. Now he is working on a team that is applying aviation standards to increase public confidence in the safety of highly automated vehicles.To be able to contribute to something that will be around in our lifetime is really cool.
Discovering Creativity in Mechanics
Mechanical engineering transfer student Roslyn Norman served four years in the Marine Corps, including a stint forecasting weather in Japan. She thought about pursuing a degree in the arts, but the most successful members of her family were engineers.A lot of people don’t see the creative side of engineering. You have to creatively problem solve to make something better than what you started with.
Championing Renewable Energy
Mohamed Alkatheeri, a recent mechanical engineering graduate and native of the United Arab Emirates, learned about global leadership from UN ambassadors during the 21st session of the Youth Assembly in New York City.I met students from everywhere – from the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Canada, England and Argentina. I met students from Africa and Asia. Now I have their business cards!