2018 alumni Merit Awards: Jose Lopez

Wed Feb 6, 2019
Jose Lopez (Parks '69) is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Merit Award for Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. He is a retired Air Force reserve officer and engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the aerospace industry. Lopez spent most of his career with the Raytheon Company (legacy Hughes Aircraft Company) and Lockheed-Martin.He is currently a part-time instructor in the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. In 2010, Lopez established Rocky Mountain BEST (Boosting Engineering Science & Technology) in Colorado. He now serves as the executive director.The Alumni Merit Awards are presented annually to recognize alumni who exemplify the mission of Saint Louis University and have outstanding success in their professional lives, intellectual pursuits, community involvement and commitment to the university.Saint Louis University (http://www.slu.edu) is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaintLouisU Twitter: https://twitter.com/SLU_Official Instagram: https://instagram.com/SLU_Official