Rene Formoso graduated from FIU with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2004 and has since worked at NASA. He has grown immensely there and now works as a project manager for the Mars Carbon Dioxide Collection Subsystem. NASA is working on creating  rocket fuel right on the surface of Mars instead of having to transport fuel from Earth. Rene started as an intern at NASA while in college and was offered a full-time job prior to graduation. Read more in FIU news.