Theresa Brunasso

Theresa Brunasso

Title
President
Organization
D&S Microwave, Inc.
Location
Snellville, GA, United States
Theresa Brunasso
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Biography
Theresa Brunasso, President of D&S Microwave, is a 30-year veteran in the field of Electrical Engineering. She currently is a consultant supporting the Microwave Aerospace and Defense Community. Previously, she spent over 20 years at EMS Technologies, Defense and Space Systems division. At D&SS, Theresa served as Microwave Engineering Manager and Director of Technology Development, but her favorite project was designing the antenna that landed Curiosity on the surface of Mars. Theresa holds an Engineer’s Degree and M.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah, and a B.S. in Physics from the University of West Florida. She is a member of Sigma Pi Sigma, the National Physics Honor Society. Theresa loves traveling, and has vacationed in Mexico, Canada, Greece, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, England, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Belgium, and the Netherlands, Denmark and Portugal. Next summer she will visit Southern Italy. She lives in Snellville with her husband, Brian Boe, a mathematics professor at UGA. You can reach Theresa through her company website, www.dsmicrowave.com .
Answers by Theresa Brunasso

Hi Mary,

You've asked an interesting question.  It implies that women have qualities that men don't have, but I don't think that's true.  However, I do think that engineering is a great field for women, because there are so few women in engineering.  So, we stand out and are noticed by our managers, customers and colleagues.  That's nice when we come up with a great design, solve a difficult problem, or do any good work.  People remember our successes, and we get recognition for our achievements.

Theresa
www.dsmicrowave.com