Dr. Timothy Takahashi is a professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy and the current advisor for Air Devils. For his work with this organization, he received the award for Outstanding FSO Advisor at the 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards & Recognition (SOAR) Ceremony on Tuesday, April 21.
Air Devils is a competitive aeronautical FSO that competes every year in the AIAA Design Build Fly competition. This year, Dr. Takahashi has been of immeasurable help to the team. He holds high standards for each member, and pushes them to live up to these standards. Dr. Takahashi is always available to give advice and help the team with whatever problems they may come across. He leads by example, and is just as committed to the organization as its members are. This year, he has attended meetings, answered questions late into the evening, and even held a dinners for his students to work out challenges they were facing.
The success of the Air Devils would not be possible without the commitment of Dr. Takahashi.
The current president of Air Devils is Eric Chang.