An Evening With Dr. Jay Apt: Jewish Astronaut

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An Evening With Dr. Jay Apt: Jewish Astronaut
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Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh says
Throughout Dr. Jay Apt's career at NASA, he completed four flights and logged over 847 hours (35 days) in space, including 10 hours and 49 minutes on two space walks. He has flown around the Earth 562 times.

In 2003, Dr. Apt joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University where he is a Full Professor at the Tepper School of Business and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy. His research and teaching interests are in economics, engineering, and public policy aspects of the electricity industry, economics of technical innovation, management of technical enterprises, risk management in policy and technical decision framing, and engineering systems design. In addition, since 2010, he and faculty member Granger Morgan direct the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center.

Join us at Hillel to learn about Dr. Apt's personal perspective on his experiences and how Judaism has played a role in his life!
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By: Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh

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