Antonette T. Cummings is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville. She earned her Ph.D. in Engineering Education at Purdue University. She earned her BSME and MSME at the University of Texas at Austin. She worked in aerodynamics and math modeling at Bell Helicopter for seven years, earning airplane and helicopter private pilot ratings. She has a Professional Engineer license in Texas in Thermal/Fluid Systems.