Living The Dream – Shaun Humes

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Shaun Humes
September 5, 2014
Rockwell Collins / Cedar Rapids, IA

As a Systems Engineer at Rockwell Collins, Shaun Humes (BS 2012) spends his days solving puzzles to ensure that transportation aircrafts are able to maintain communication, navigation, surveillance, and air traffic management performance worldwide. He says, “My degree allowed me to explore the many facets of the field via both class room and extracurricular activities. The faculty and students all made up an educational environment that gave me the knowledge, experience, network and confidence to pursue and succeed in a career as I have always dreamed.”

Positions Available

Three Ph.D. positions, Engineering Mechanics program in mechanics and materials, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Valery Levitas group

Three positions available to perform work on federally funded projects on modeling stress-induced phase transformations, plasticity, and their interactions at nano-, micro-, and macroscales. For more information and how to apply, click here.

Aerospace Engineering Hours

  • Office, 1200 Howe: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Spring Break office hours, March 18-22: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Howe Hall: Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Emergency contact: Building supervisor Jim Benson, 515-294-4946