Confidence Personified: Michael Sass '10

When Mikaya Lumori wants to reflect on the impact he has as an associate professor of electrical engineering, all he has to do is look at a framed picture on his office wall. Inside is a photo of him with student Michael Sass, taken at a USD Mortar Board faculty appreciation dinner in February. But it’s some of the accompanying words, crafted below by Sass, that bring a smile to his face.

“Through my academic tenure at the University of San Diego, and the more than 40 instructors I have studied under, you will find no professor that works harder at challenging his students to think for themselves and do their best than Dr. Mikaya Lumori. I am a better engineer because of his unwavering dedication to the teaching profession and a better human being due to his continued mentorship.” (Full Story Inside USD)