Daniel Buckmaster is an undergraduate in aerospace and mechanical engineering. He has plans to continue his studies in engineering by attending graduate school at the University at Buffalo. Daniel is currently a product engineer at Moog’s Commercial Aircraft Group in East Aurora, gaining experience working at an industry-leading company. At the University at Buffalo, Daniel is an Honors Scholar, as well as a teaching assistant for the School of Engineering’s First Year Initiative. In the startup community, Daniel works as a development engineer at 3AM Innovations out of Z80 Labs in downtown Buffalo. He also works as a design consultant for UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad. Daniel has a drive to go above and beyond in his field, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a wealth of creative ideas for future innovations in the aerospace industry. Although just moving to the area in 2014, he has found a true home in the Western New York region. Daniel has plans to stay in Western New York to improve the economic and social outlook of the region though his skills and passion for aerospace and mechanical technologies.