Debra Huston of Davis, Calif., and David Carico of San Francisco, Calif., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Huston-Carico, to Edward Sturm, son of Barbara and Edward Sturm of 9 Grandview Lane, New Milford.

The future bride graduated from Davis Senior High School in Davis and from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., with a B.S. in brain and cognitive sciences. She is a staff research assistant for UCLA.

The future bridegroom graduated from New Milford High School and from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in aerospace engineering. He is a systems engineer at an aerospace company in Redondo Beach, Calif.

An August wedding is planned.