Steve Gipe graduated in May of 2012 with a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Sciences. Steve already held a BA in Political Science obtained from the University of Colorado in 2004 and a BS in Aerospace Engineering Sciences obtained in 2011. After receiving his BA Political Science and before returning for his engineering degree, Steve worked for three years at an English speaking school in China. His research was on surrogate modeling of combustion systems for scramjet engines. Steve is currently working for a major defense contractor.