NASA is consistently one of the most desirable employers for engineering students, and their Engineering and Safety Center consists of the folks who evaluate whether projects NASA is working on meet the strict safety standards necessary for very challenging missions. The list below shows where the top engineers in that important office studied as undergrads. Note that only two of 36 on the list attended an MC25 school. (Note: Click on the word ‘Lists’ in the menu for important notes for this section.)

NASA Engineering and Safety Center Leadership

Office of the Director

US Air Force Academy

New Mexico State

U Houston

Southeastern Massachusetts U

Principal Engineers

US Naval Academy


U Florida

U Colorado–Boulder

Integration Office


Chief Engineers

Iowa State

U Arizona

U Akron

Penn State

U Puerto Rico

Cal Poly–Pomona

U Alabama

Longwood College

U New Mexico

Technical Fellows

U Illinois (3)


U Alabama

St. Louis U

U Massachusetts

Virginia Tech

William and Mary

U Cincinnati (2)

Southeastern Massachusetts U

U Central Florida

SUNY Buffalo

Western State Colorado U

Albion College

U Houston

U Connecticut


(last updated 3/31/2021)