General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Information Session, hosted by AIAA

WHERE: Virtual

WHEN: September 7, 2021 5:00 pm-6:00 pmADD TO CALENDAR

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is inviting all interested students to a virtual information session this Tuesday, September 7th at 5 pm. The session, hosted by AIAA, will feature speaker Eric Killian, an engineer at GA-ASI and also a Michigan Aerospace graduate.

Eric graduated from Michigan in 2017 with his bachelor’s in Aero and in 2018 with his master’s in Aero through SUGS. He had two internships with General Atomics ASI between his junior/senior year and his senior/grad year, both with the Predator C / Avenger team, and currently works as a system test and qualification engineer on the MQ-9 Predator B / Reaper, supporting AFSOC (Air Force Special Operations Command). He works primarily on the critical systems of the MQ-9, which primarily is the software behind the autopilot, electrical systems, fuel, control surfaces, etc. He is qualified as a test director by the USAF and has conducted several flight test events for multiple programs.

-Majors Recruited: Bachelors Aerospace Engineering, Bachelors Computer Science, Bachelors Electrical Engineering, Bachelors Engineering Physics, Bachelors Industrial and Operations Engineering, Bachelors Materials Science and Engineering, Bachelors Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bachelors Space Science and Engineering, Masters Aerospace Engineering, Masters Automotive Engineering, Masters Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, Masters Computer Science and Engineering, Masters Electrical and Computer Engineering, Masters Electrical Engineering, Masters Electrical Engineering-Systems, Masters Industrial and Operations Engineering, Masters Manufacturing, Masters Materials Science and Engineering, Masters Mechanical Engineering, Masters Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Masters Robotics, Masters Space Engineering, Masters Structural Engineering, Masters Systems Engineering and Design, Doctoral Aerospace Engineering
-Positions available: Full-time, Internship, Co-op
-Is the company willing to sponsor students for work authorization?: No - Sponsorship not available