Dr. Luis Gonzalez and Dr. Naiara Petralanda of the Aerospace Engineering department organized a field trip to the Embraer Assembly Plant in Melbourne, FL. Dr. Gonzalez is the Assistant Professor for the department and the faculty adviser for the University's AIAA chapter. Embraer was founded in 1969 and is a private multinational company that designs, manufactures, and acquisitions aircraft and aircraft systems for both civil and military market segment. It is the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial jets of up to 120 seats.
Dan Korte, Former President of Rolls-Royce Defense Business, will discuss what has made technical professionals successful in transition from the academic to the corporate world, including insights into successful areas of focus while still in college, how to set oneself apart in a job search and then the factors that can help lead to a successful career.