Opportunity is missed by most people . . . because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work.

–Thomas Edison


Jeisson Parra graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida in May 2008.  He received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, with a concentration in Astronautics and a minor in Mathematics.  In August 2008, he joined UTSI as a GRA working under Dr. Majdalani.  He is currently pursuing an M.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering with a concentration in Propulsion.