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Andres Porro Carvalhar

Andres is studying Aeronautics & Astonautics in the College of Engineering. His research involves rocket engines but is limited on what he can say about it. It's top secret! He loves to cook and train his memory. Read more about Andres below. 

Why Purdue?

Purdue is a world class university with one of the best engineering programs in the nation. I chose Purdue for its challenging curriculum and its location.

Career goal?

Become an officer in the Brazilian Air Force.

Favorite fact about Purdue?

Amelia Earhart was part of Purdue.

Three words that best describe your work?

Amazing, Cutting-edge

If you have free time, how do you choose to spend it?

Walking on campus.

What apps, software, or tools can't you live without?

Whatsapp, MATLAB, LabVIEW.

What are you currently reading, or what is the last thing you read (aside from academic reading)?

20000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne.

What is your office setup like?

A PC, a notebook/scratch paper and a beverage (usually tea).

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

Don't suck (by an USAF 1-star general visiting Purdue).

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