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Alumni Survey

(Approximate Completion Time: 15 Minutes)

This survey, intended for alumni of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, will be used for future releases of the departmental newsletter and for overall improvement of the department. We welcome any additional comments you wish to make regarding the undergraduate or graduate programs. Further the information  obtained will be used to develop our alumni database on all students graduated from the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

Please enter the related information in the text box adjacent to each request.  "Check" buttons are also given for certain questions on this survey. When completed, you may press the "submit" button to send this survey to our department. Pressing the "Clear" button will allow you to start over.

Personal Information

Name:
B.Eng. and year: 
M.Eng. and year  
M.ASc. and year  
PhD. and year      
Other and Year    
Current Job Title:   
Current Employer: 
Position and Nature of Job: 
Work address:    
Work telephone:
Work email: 
 Include email address on database?  Yes  No 

Aerospace Department Program

Please rate how  Ryerson's Aerospace program has prepared you for your career. This information will be used for the  purpose of  strengthening and  improving our program. Each question will ask for an evaluation,1 = agree the least; 5 = agree the most. If you are unsure, select the "N/A" button.
 
When you graduated from the Aerospace Engineering 
Department, do you feel that you were prepared to:
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high
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1. apply mathematical knowledge and skills creatively to solve engineering problems? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
2. design and construct experiments/tests and interpret results? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
3. design a system, component or process, integrating knowledge from relevant topics in aeronautics and/or space? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
4. function as a multi-disciplinary team member to solve engineering problems? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
5. identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
6. understand and appreciate the ethical and professional responsibilities of  the engineering profession? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
7. communicate effectively in graphical, oral and in written media? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
8. understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
9. use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice? 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
10. apply knowledge in the following subjects (Aeronautics Stream): aerodynamics, aerospace materials, structures, propulsion, flight mechanics, and stability and control 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
l1. apply knowledge in the following subjects (Space Stream): orbital dynamics, introduction to space systems design, spacecraft attitude dynamics and control. 1 2 3 4 5 N/A
l2. understand the need for life long learning to keep abreast of any changes in current practice. 1 2 3 4 5 N/A

How could we better prepare students for a career in Aerospace Engineering? (i.e., additional courses, etc.)

How well do you feel Ryerson's Aerospace program prepared you in the following areas:
 

I. Engineering Fundamentals 
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  • Analysis and mathematical skills
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Aerodynamics
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Structures
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Dynamics
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A

    How could these fundamental areas be strengthened? (i.e., additional courses, etc.)

     
    II. Applied Coursework
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    high
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  • Aerodynamics
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Structures/composites
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Propulsion (space, turbomachinery)
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Stability and control
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Other: 
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A

    Did you take any professional development courses/trainings  to help prepare you for your current position?  Yes No
    If so, where and of what type? 

     
    III. Computational/Computer Skills 
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    high
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  • MATLAB
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • CAD (Catia, AutoCAD, ProEngineer) 
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • FORTRAN programming
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • C programming
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Other:           
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A

    How well do you feel you have benefited from the following activities?

    Research/Working Experience 
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    high
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  • Participation in research activities
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Participation in engineering co-op, summer internships 
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Participation in RIADI
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Laboratory hands-on experiences
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A
  • Final year individual or team project             
  • 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    N/A

    List  your favorite undergraduate or graduate courses in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and the reasons for your selection

    Describe the type of technical activities you are engaged in at work?

    Which courses taken at Ryerson's Aerospace Engineering program are you using in your job?

    What do you consider to be the greatest strength of our Aerospace Engineering program?

    What do you consider to be the greatest weakness of our Aerospace Engineering program?

    Would you recommend our Aerospace Engineering program to prospective high school students?     
    Yes No
    why? 

    Additional comments: