Congratulations to AFIT alumnus Capt Ryan Silva (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2007) on winning the 2013 HENAAC Award for Most Promising Engineer or Scientist Advanced Degree -Master's! The award was presented to Capt Silva at the 25th Anniversary HENAAC Conference on October 3-5, 2013.
Award winners in this category are engineers or scientists with no more than nine (9) years work experience since earning a completed Masters or Doctoral degree. The candidate’s technical contributions should already demonstrate a promising career.
Great Minds in STEM™ is the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Established in 1989, as HENAAC, Great Minds in STEM™ is a non-profit organization that focuses on STEM educational awareness programs for students from kindergarten to career. Great Minds in STEM™ provides resources for recognition and recruitment of Hispanics in STEM on a national level, connecting multi-areas of engineering and science arenas to the general population.
The announcement can be found here.