Smead Graduate Fellows are chosen for their outstanding scholary achievements, character, commitment to others, and potential for leadership.
Recipients are chosen by the Seebass Chair with input from the graduate secretary and chair and the best candidates are selected based on the application and interview process.
Smead Faculty Fellows are faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. They are chosen based on their outstanding past research and their future potential.
Each year, Smead Scholars gather for a special weekend in the Vail area to present their research and listen to other Scholars, Faculty Fellows, Smead Scholar alumni, and network with distinguished guests across industry, government, and academia to learn about different career paths and get mentor advice on how to overcome challenges while navigating careers. There have been eight Symposia to date:
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