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Member of the Month - April 2018


Did you learn how to drive while sitting on a phone book? Try landing a plane using one, at AGE 6! Hear more from the interview with Dr. David Singer, April's Member of the Month.

Michelle: What got you into Naval Engineering? (What specific event or moment).
Dr. Singer:In 1994 Bob Keane and Ed Comstock came to University of Michigan to recruite for NAVSEA and discussed a career in Naval Engineering. After that I was hooked.

Michelle: What is a fun fact most people don't know about you?
Dr. Singer:With my father’s help, I landed my first airplane at six years old. I had to sit on a phone book to see over the instrument panel.

Michelle: What is one engineer/scientist/ or mathematician dead or alive would you like to meet?
Dr. Singer: Joshua Humphreys

Michelle: If you could engineer your perfect concession stand/food truck, what would it be?
Dr. Singer: Tacos - Everyone loves a great taco.

Michelle: Why are you a member of ASNE?
Dr. Singer: If you are a naval engineer you MUST be a member of the professional society that supports it. It is important that one continually learns and thus ASNE conferences provide the opportunity to learn. It is also important to support the technical excellence of the NEJ and ASNE conferences provide the opportunity to contribute.

Michelle: What does "Naval Engineering" mean to you?
Dr. Singer: National security and democracy.

Nominate a Member of the Month

Have someone you'd like to nominate as Member of the Month?  Please direct nominations to Michelle Redmon, mredmon@navalengineers.org.