College of Engineering & Applied Science Alumni
The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) Alumni Network provides alumni with an important link to the college, its faculty, students, other alumni, and to the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association and the University of Cincinnati at large. The network represents over 39,000 living CEAS alumni and is governed by a volunteer board. It conducts a number of activities throughout the year, including professional development and educational events for students and alumni, recognizing and honoring outstanding alumni, and hosting an annual golf outing which has raised over $180,000 for scholarships.
Share your story
We are always looking for alumni who are willing to share their story with current and prospective students. If you are willing to speak to a classroom, sit on an industry panel, or attend a student and alumni networking event, please email Ann Terry or call 513-556-4469.
Join the CEAS Alumni Board
The College of Engineering & Applied Science Alumni Board is looking for new members! The CEAS Alumni Board is a volunteer group that works with the Associate Director of Alumni Relations and the Dean in matters concerning CEAS alumni, and assists in the development and promotion of programs and activities to foster an ongoing affiliation between alumni and the college. If you are interested in getting involved with the CEAS Alumni Board, please email Ann Terry or call 513-556-4469 for more information.
CEAS Student Spotlight
Alexander Ruble, Aero ’17
Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Alex Ruble is a fifth year Aerospace Engineering student and recipient of the Cincinnatus and National Engineering Scholarships.
During his time at UC, Alex joined a fraternity, volunteered as a tour guide for CEAS, and participated in study abroad programs to Italy and Spain. Alex’s involvement in multiple CEAS and UC organizations is testimony to his community spirit.
As part of his education at CEAS, Alex participated in five co-ops, four of which were with Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a private aircraft manufacturer located in Savannah, GA. His experiences ranged from Acoustic and Vibrations, Systems Safety analysis, to Flight Test engineering where he worked on new and experimental aircrafts. Alex took an immediate interest to Flight Test engineering where he was given the opportunity to review flight engine data and fly on test aircrafts while testing new equipment and systems 40,000 feet in the air. When Alex was promoted to Lead Engineer, he conducted a test in a multi-million dollar simulator, one that took over 100 hours to diagnose issues with a new piece of hardware. Through the diagnosis, the company was able to verify the aircraft’s safety. Alex’s work ethic and dedication to his role paid off when the CEO of Gulfstream Aerospace tapped on his shoulder, requesting Alex give up his seat to Elon Musk so he (Elon Musk) could fly in the simulator for just a few minutes.
Alex’s accolades do not stop there. He participated in his final co-op with NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH, fulfilling what he calls, “the dream of every nerdy kid growing up.” Alex worked as an Aeroacoustics Research Intern where he employed 3D computer models of various engines to predict the sound intensity and patterns that would result from it.
Co-op education gave Alex the opportunity to explore and learn, and he looks forward to being a part of the Engineering and Applied Science communities even after he graduates.
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