Ethan Och

Ethan is a junior, majoring in Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics and minoring in Astrophysics and Computer Science, at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. He is originally from the small town of Swanville, Minnesota. He has participated in web development projects for the MnSGC and also web development projects and documentation reviews for the SmallSat Team. He has also worked with the Rocket Team in the areas of web development and simulations and he plans to become involved with the AIAA as well. Eventually, Ethan would like to pursue a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics so that he can do more dedicated research and so that he can teach aspiring aerospace engineers, since he is extremely passionate about STEM and getting people interested in the sciences.

Ethan, at left, with an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.