Theresa Brunasso
Theresa Brunasso
President, D&S Microwave, Inc.
Snellville, GA

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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, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hungary and Portugal. Next summer she plans to visit Spain again. She lives in Snellville with her husband, Brian Boe, a mathematics professor at UGA. You can reach Theresa through her company website, .
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B.S. Physics, University of West Florida MSEE, University of Utah
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
  • I am willing to be interviewed by interested students via email.
  • I am willing to answer written interview questions to be posted on the EngineerGirl website.
Latest Questions
  • Maryanne, Wilbraham, MA

    Added Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 11:36 PM

    I am interested in electrical engineering. What kind of companies employ electrical engineers? Also, what would be the best foreign language for me to study in high school that would be beneficial for my career?
    Answers 1
    Theresa Brunasso, D&S Microwave, Inc.
    Answered Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 11:36 PM
    Hi Maryanne, 
    I’m glad to hear that you’re interested in electrical engineering.  It has been a fun and rewarding career for me, and I think you’ll enjoy it too.  There are thousands of companies that hire electrical engineers!  Just to give you a very ...
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  • mary li, hong kong

    Added Friday, September 13, 2013 at 10:50 PM

    What makes women special in the engineering field? What are the special qualities that women possess that make them successful in their career?
    Answers 1
    Theresa Brunasso, D&S Microwave, Inc.
    Answered Friday, September 13, 2013 at 10:50 PM
    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.  ...
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