Andy Perez

Hometown: Queens, NY

“I had an internship at Zodiac Aerospace, it was pretty fun dealing with devices that measure Volumetric flow rate and pressure. It was also interesting to find out how it helped keep passengers on planes safe.”
Andy Perez
Aerospace Engineering

Why did you decide to major in MAE?

I like space exploration, and majoring in MAE allows me to understand how it is done.

What is your fondest memory so far at UB?

Helping organize a rocketry event for engineering week in 2016.

What is your favorite thing about living in Buffalo?

The sunsets.

What was your involvement outside the classroom?

I played an active role in the University at Buffalo Students for the Exploration and Development of Space club.

Did you have an internship? What was that like?

I had an internship at Zodiac Aerospace, it was pretty fun dealing with devices that measure Volumetric flow rate and pressure. It was also interesting to find out how it helped keep passengers on planes safe.

Aside from engineering, what else are you passionate about?

Writing and Reading.

What will you miss most about being a UB undergrad?

All the events that offered free food.

What is your advice to current and incoming MAE students?

Try to plan ahead, and know how to react when a plan eventually fails.