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Dallas, Andrew

Andrew Dallas
Major: 
Aerospace Engineering

What is the RISE area of interest during your first year and why?: 

My first area of interest is in Research. I am interested in research because it provides the chance for me to push the cutting edge of problem-solving knowledge and will allow me to gain experience in more specialized area of engineering.

What is the RISE area of interest during your second year and why?: 

My second area of interest is in Instruction. I am interested in instruction because I think it is necessary that those who benefitted from great teaching, give back by continuing the transfer of knowledge.

What are your involvements and or extracurricular activities?: 

I am the Team Lead for the UMD Wind Competition Team competing in the DoE’s Collegiate Wind Competition. I also enjoy playing trumpet in the University Jazz Band.

What is your cool engineering experience?: 

My favorite engineering experience was watching the testing of aircraft engines and afterburners at my internship at GE Aviation.