Career of the Month: Aerospace Engineer!

THSC’s April Career Webinar, Aerospace Engineer! Held in conjunction with TACAM’s 23 Nisan Celebrations, Dr. Behçet Açıkmeşe, who worked on landing NASA’s Perseverance rocket on Mars, was the speaker for this event. With 23 Nisan in mind, this event was held at a more child-friendly level. The Zoom information and speaker’s bio is below. We thank Dr. Açıkmeşe all those who joined.

Sunday, April 25
2:00 PM EST
Public · Hosted by THSC
Online Event

A recording of this event can be viewed here:

Professor Açıkmeşe’s Biography: Dr. Açıkmeşe received his B.Sc. in civil engineering from Middle East Technical University, his M.S. in mechanical engineering and his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Purdue University. He is currently a professor in aeronautics and astronautics department in University of Washington. Among other accomplishments, he is a recipient of NSF CAREER Award, several NASA Achievement awards for his contributions to NASA missions and new technology development.