Department of Aerospace Engineering junior Adithya Arun was named the 2021 Dinah Berman Memorial Awardee. Arun will be recognized, along with other undergraduate awardees during the A. James Clark School of Engineering Honors and Awards Ceremony held virtually on May 5.
The Dinah Berman Memorial Award is presented to a third-year engineering student with a 4.0 grade point average who has combined academic excellence with demonstrated leadership or service to the Clark School.
Arun is a junior aerospace engineering and computer science student with a 3.98 GPA. He is a member of the Aerospace Engineering Honors program and was in the First- Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) Autonomous Unmanned Systems Stream in past semesters. He is also a research assistant in the Space Systems Lab and the Space Power and Propulsion Lab.
As a co-founder of SEDS@UMD, he led the creation of UMD’s first student-designed CubeSat with a research payload. Adithya will be interning at Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems this summer and is excited to work as a resident assistant next fall.
May 7, 2021