AEM Undergraduate Webinar Series with Cecilia Teeuwen
Bio: Dr. Cecilia Teeuwen (Ortiz Dueñas) is a Senior Principal Engineer at Delta Air Lines with experience in management, airline technical operations, applied data science, and academic and scientific R&D for aerospace applications. She has a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, a Master of Science from the University of Minnesota, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. She is passionate about the aviation industry and volunteering for girls and youth programs that promote STEM-based education and that promote community- based sports. Some of her favorite career experiences include flying in the NASA Reduced Gravity test aircraft, presenting research papers around the world, obtaining a patent with Rolls Royce for a gas turbine engine and working with aircraft/engine/component manufacturers through her work at Delta Air Lines.
This seminar series is hosted by the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics by popular demand of undergraduate students. All speakers are graduates of our Aerospace Engineering Program and have gone on to build exemplary careers. They have experience in various industries such as commercial aviation, aircraft design and manufacturing, space exploration, the U.S. Air Force, and GNC (Guidance, Navigation, and Control). The speakers will talk about their time as aerospace engineering students, their current work, what it takes to succeed as an aerospace engineer, the current job market in their fields, the future of their respective industries, and more. Most importantly, this is a great opportunity for students to ask questions of the speakers. So please come prepared.